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Media Bulletin - Manitoba

August 27, 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.

High winds are forecast to develop around midnight and are expected to last until noon tomorrow.

Wind speed and wave action could raise levels by as much as five feet or more. Lake Manitoba is at 247.24 m and Lake Winnipeg is at 217.39 m today.

Property owners are advised to take precautions.

 

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