Highway 75 is now closed all the way from the U.S. border to Winnipeg. Part of Highway 14 is also closed.
A blowing snow advisory has been issued for the Southeast and poor visibility is being reported.
We can expect strong north winds to continue this afternoon and into the evening.
We could see a bit of a break Saturday morning before the wind picks up again in the afternoon.
Environment Canada and Climate Change reports that travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility which will be near zero at times, and suggests we consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.
Blowing snow advisories are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours.
Manitoba 511 is reporting partly ice-covered highways today in the Southeast.