Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Weather alert for City of Winnipeg!

Alerts for: City of Winnipeg

Statements

10:30 AM CDT Tuesday 02 June 2015
Special weather statement in effect for:
  • City of Winnipeg
Significant rain for Southern Manitoba this afternoon into Wednesday morning.
A low pressure system in North Dakota will intensify and track slowly northeastward over the 
next 24 hours. Significant rainfall will occur over much of Southern Manitoba with widespread 
amounts of 25 to 45 mm expected. The more significant amounts will be along and south of the
 Trans Canada Highway corridor. Rain will spread northward from North Dakota early this 
afternoon with the heaviest rainfall expected tonight. Rain should taper off from west to east 
on Wednesday as this system slowly tracks east. Rainfall amounts will be quite variable as
 thunderstorms are also expected with this system, especially over southeastern areas of the 
province. Locations that fall under a slow moving thunderstorm will likely pick up over 50 mm 
of rain in a short period of time.
The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required
 or extended.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at
 www.weather.gc.ca.