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.
Click here to read province issued warning
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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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On June 29th the Province is conducting an Open House to discuss the Outlet planned for Lake Manitoba.
A copy of the posting is attached in PDF Form:
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At the Annual General Meeting on June 21 we elected the executive for 2017-18. They are: Jack King, Pres; Scott Greenlay, VP; Alice Dent, Treasurer; Jeannie Gurr, Secretary; Luc Allard and Harry Frederick directors at large. Don Clarkson will continue to serve as past president. Dr. Scott Forbes will continue to provide invaluable analysis and opinion from a science perspective. We thank Destiny Watt who is leaving the executive for her time and energy working on behalf of members.
There was information provided on an Open House (see notice) hosted by Manitoba Infrastructure in Moosehorn on June 29. A second Open House is tentatively scheduled for July 13 in Winnipeg – details to follow. This is your opportunity to receive information and give opinions on the proposed new outlet channel from Watchorn run in conjunction with the existing Lake St Martine outlet.