Alerts for: Arviat


10:15 PM CDT Monday 04 May 2015
Blizzard warning in effect for:

  • Arviat

Blizzard in Arviat and Baker Lake Monday night.

Strong northwest winds of 50 gusting to 70 km/h is blowing snow around enough to reduce visibilities to to 400 metres or less. Conditions will improve Tuesday morning when the winds gradually diminish.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility.

Blizzard Warnings are issued when widespread reduced visibilities of 400 metres or less are expected for at least 4 hours.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports to #NUStorm.

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