About 25 cm snow fell in Dauphin, MB, 01 May 2013 (CTV)
Parts of Manitoba received more than 40 cm of snow today during a spring which has yet to really arrive across the Prairies.
As much as 20 cm of snow fell in neighbouring Saskatchewan yesterday which forced some roads to close down.
Most of the major Prairie cities had big drops in their April average temperatures including:
Regina 6.3°C below normal
Edmonton 4.7°C below normal
Winnipeg 4.5°C below normal
Calgary 3.0°C below normal
(Data courtesy Environment Canada)