WINNIPEG – Dense fog has enveloped the Red River Valley and southeastern Manitoba, affecting visibility across the region.
The fog is so thick Environment Canada issued a special weather statement about it.
“Visibilities below 800 metres in fog are expected to continue in many areas until temperatures begin to rise late this morning,” the weather agency said.
The areas of Manitoba affected by the fog include:
- Selkirk, Gimli, Stonewall, Woodlands, Eriksdale
- Portage la Prairie, Headingley, Brunkild, Carman
- Dugald, Beausejour, Grand Beach
- Morden, Winkler, Altona, Emerson, Morris
- Steinbach, St. Adolphe, Dominion City, Vita, Richer
- Bissett, Nopiming Provincial Park, Pine Falls
- Whiteshell, Lac Du Bonnet, Pinawa
- Sprague, Northwest Angle Provincial Forest
The temperature at Richardson International Airport at 7 a.m. was -4 C. The fog was forecast to dissipate Monday morning and the temperature in Winnipeg is expected to rise to 5 C.