Manitoba’s Hydrologic Forecast Centres spring thaw outlook reports the risk of a major spring high water event remains low in most Manitoba basins and is still dependent on weather conditions from now until spring melt.
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has released the 2020 Fall Conditions Report that indicates soil moisture levels before freeze-up are normal to below normal in most Manitoba basins.
With the onset of cold weather conditions beginning Tuesday, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is reminding Manitobans across the province of health concerns related to colder temperatures that are expected in the coming days.
Public health officials with Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living are issuing an extended heat warning for southern and central regions of the province.
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the potential for significant precipitation and heavy wind, ending early Wednesday, could produce overland flooding and high water conditions.
The Manitoba government will make disaster financial assistance available for eligible municipalities, homeowners, farms and small businesses impacted by severe weather in October 2019.
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the impacts of the mid-October severe weather event are diminishing, but flood warnings and high water advisories remain in place for some areas of the province.
As a major multi-agency effort continues to restore power and clear debris in many areas of Manitoba, temperatures are co-operating to allow a slow melt of remaining snow.
The Manitoba government has declared a provincial state of emergency for Manitoba Hydro to help deal with the aftermath of the major winter storm that swept a large area of the province.