Winnipeg spared the worst of overnight rainfall, meteorologist says – Winnipeg


With wild climate hammering a lot of southwestern Manitoba, Winnipeg might have been spared the worst of the rainfall.

“I see a number of stations right here — one reported just below 74 millimetres of rain and 81 millimetres of rain (however) within the metropolis right here, I’m seeing experiences of wherever between about 15 millimetres and about 27 millimetres that fell in a single day,” mentioned Atmosphere and Local weather Change Canada meteorologist Danielle Desjardins.

Desjardins says the Portage la Prairie space was the toughest hit with rain.

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There are additionally experiences that there might have been a twister that touched down within the St. Malo space.

Desjardins mentioned experiences are being investigated, however there’s no exhausting proof but.

“Relying on the scenario, we both assess social experiences and the experiences we obtain at Atmosphere Canada, or if the harm could be very intensive, we do generally ship a group out to research as nicely,” she mentioned.

The forecast requires extra showers and thunderstorms all through the day and into the night, and a few areas of the province — significantly within the north — are below warmth warnings in addition to particular air high quality statements because of an ongoing wildfire close to Pukatawagan.

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