We’ve been asked to advise the membership:
Transport Canada is hosting a Prairies Engagement Session on the Strategy to Address Abandoned and Wrecked Vessels, which will take place in Winnipeg on Wednesday, January 10, from 1 to 5 p.m. Please contact Myrna 204 984-7604 if you would like more information or attend. Thank you.
Environment Canada has issued a severe wind warning for much of Westman, and has issued a Gale warning for Lake Manitoba.
Wind light becoming south 20 kph early this morning then increasing to southwest 40 kph early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 55 kph overnight and to west 65 kph Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 55 kph Wednesday afternoon.
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Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecasting Centre reports that forecast high winds developing over the next 24 hours to 48 hours have resulted in a high wind warning effect for the South Basin of Lake Manitoba and Lake Winnipeg.
Strong northwest winds are forecast starting tomorrow afternoon. Wind speed and wave action could raise levels by as much as five feet or more. Lake Manitoba is currently at 812.80 ft.
Property owners are advised to take precautions.
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Today the Premier met with the Press to provide an update on the channel.
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PROVINCE ISSUES WIND ALERT FOR SOUTH BASIN OF LAKE WINNIPEG,
AREAS OF LAKE MANITOBA
The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the lake wind-effect forecast for this afternoon and tomorrow suggests a strong wind-effect warning for the South Basin of Lake Winnipeg and south Lake Manitoba areas.
Wind speed and direction could raise levels by as much as three to five feet with the highest setup occurring as a result of the strongest winds. In addition, these winds can result in significant wave action on shorelines.
Property owners should take precautions.
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