Major spring blizzard to hit southern Prairies and Ontario – potentially the worst in decades, Canada

A major spring blizzard is forecast to hit southern Prairies and parts of Ontario, Canada this week, with widespread snowfall accumulations of 30 – 50 cm (12 – 20 inches) accompanied by northerly winds gusting 70 – 90 km/h (45 – 55 mph) giving zero visibility at times in snow and blowing snow.