Today’s Weather And Current Highway Conditions For FRIDAY! February 1st, 2019

Periods of light snow winds up to 15 km/h high -16C wind chill -28C in the morning -22c in the afternoon currently we have some light snow a temperature of -17C our winds are 13 km/h from the WNW and will increase to 50-20 km/h throughout the day.

Our highways in and around our area are SNOW COVERED< PARTLY COVERED AND SLIPPERY AND IMPROVE AS YOU TRAVEL FURTHER SOUTH. Please travel with caution and plane ahead when traveling. PLEASE CHECK THE HIGHWAY IMAGES BELOW.

There is a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR OUR AREA FOR TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY:

Statements

4:40 AM CST Friday 01 February 2019
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Chemawawin Cree Nation/Easterville

A slow-moving disturbance will spread heavy snow across the Interlake region into eastern Manitoba on Saturday. Up to 20 cm of snow is possible before it tapers off Saturday evening.

Snow will spread across the Interlake into eastern Manitoba early in the day on Saturday, quickly intensifying through the morning. The heaviest snowfall is expected to occur midday through the afternoon.

Any required warnings may be issued later today

There is a MARINE SPECIAL WEATHER STAEMENT FOR THE LAKE FOR TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY:

Statements (In effect)

Special weather statement in effect

FOR THE Lake

Issued 04:40 AM CST 01 February 2019A slow-moving disturbance will spread heavy snow across the Interlake region into eastern Manitoba on Saturday. Up to 20 cm of snow is possible before it tapers off Saturday evening.

Snow will spread across the Interlake into eastern Manitoba early in the day on Saturday, quickly intensifying through the morning. The heaviest snowfall is expected to occur midday through the afternoon.

Any required warnings may be issued later today.

HAVE A GREAT FRIDAY! AND WEEKEND!

CURRENT WEATHER WARNINGS AND MARINE WEATHER WARNINGS

CURRENT HIGH CONDITIONS

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

Twin Galaxies in Virgo 
Image Credit & CopyrightCHART32 TeamProcessing – Johannes Schedler

Explanation: Spiral galaxy pair NGC 4567 and NGC 4568 share this sharp cosmic vista with lonely elliptical galaxy NGC 4564. All are members of the large Virgo Galaxy Cluster. With their classic spiral arms, dust lanes, and star clusters, the eye-catching spiral pair is also known as the Butterfly Galaxies or the Siamese Twins. Very close together, the galaxy twins don’t seem to be too distorted by gravitational tides. Their giant molecular clouds are known to be colliding though and are likely fueling the formation of massive star clusters. The galaxy twins are about 52 million light-years distant, while their bright cores appear separated by about 20,000 light-years. Of course, the spiky foreground stars lie within our own Milky Way.