Radar image showing 24 hour accumulation estimates up to 8 am Feb 21st based on radar returns. Note sharp western edge of snow shield bissecting Winnipeg.
Yesterday's storm system brought the most significant snowfall of the winter to areas east of the Red River valley overnight into Tuesday morning. Snowfall amounts of 10-20 cm were widespread east of Winnipeg, including 13 cm in Oakbank, 14 cm in Landmark, 15 cm in Beausejour, and 15-20 cm over Steinbach, Pinawa, Falcon Lake and Sprague. In Winnipeg, there was a sharp gradient in snowfall accumulations across the city, ranging from 3 cm in the west end up to 9 cm in the southeast (St Vital area). For further details on this event, see Weather Moment storm summary as well as North Dakota/Minnesota snowfall summary.