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Media Bulletin - Manitoba

July 28, 2019

PROVINCE ISSUES HIGH WIND-EFFECT WARNING FOR AREAS OF LAKE MANITOBA AND LAKE WINNIPEG



Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has issued a high wind-effect warning for the south basin of Lake Manitoba, and for the shorelines near Gimli on the west side and Victoria Beach on the east side of Lake Winnipeg.
 
Wind speed and wave action could raise levels by as much as five feet or more.
 
High winds are forecast to develop around midnight and are expected to last until noon tomorrow.  The level of Lake Winnipeg is currently at 713.6 feet.  Lake Manitoba is currently at 811.3 feet.
 
Property owners are advised to take precautions.
 
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