A winter storm hit Churchilll
© Pail Madziak
A winter storm hit Churchilll
Residents in Churchill woke up to a whiteout Wednesday.

The community was hit with significant snow over night and another five to 10 cm is expected throughout the day.

Environment Canada said winds could hit between 60 and 90 km/hr Tuesday night and Wednesday morning with visibility reduced to less than one kilometer.

Temperatures are expected to fall to -10 C in the afternoon with light snow and blowing snow continuing into Wednesday night.

Photos from the community show piles of snow covering Churchill and the poor visibility.

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A winter storm warning was issued for Churchill by Environment Canada due to strong winds, heavy snowfall and blowing snow reducing visibility will to near zero at times.
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