Monday, October 20, 2014
Temperatures will be running well above normal this week over southern Manitoba as an upper ridge of high pressure builds over the eastern Prairies. Sunny skies and gusty south winds Tuesday will send temperatures into the mid to upper teens, with lows 20s likely across SW Manitoba. On Wednesday, clouds will increase ahead of a weak system crossing southern Manitoba that may trigger some scattered showers by afternoon or evening. Temperatures however will remain mild in the mid to upper teens. Sunshine will return for Thursday and Friday with temperature again in the mid to upper teens, some 10C above normal for late October. Slightly cooler conditions are expected early next week, although there are no indications at this point of a change to a prolonged below normal temperature pattern through the end of October.
Posted by rob at 9:17 PM
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Big change in the weather pattern Friday into the weekend.. strong winds, colder temperatures and possible snow..
|Wind and wave impact maps for south basins|
of Lakes Winnipeg (right) and Manitoba (left)
Severe impacts are possible Friday Oct 3rd
along south shorelines (in red)
(image from province of Manitoba)
Video: See video footage of waves at Twin Lakes on southeast shore of Lake Manitoba Friday. (from CBC)
|Snowy scene Friday afternoon near Lake Brereton, MB|
in the Whiteshell Park area, just one week
after experiencing 30C temperatures
Posted by rob at 4:54 PM
Thursday, September 25, 2014
|4 pm temperatures across RRV and SW MB - Sep 25 2014|
Temperatures soared into the 30s over SW MB
|Record highs across the central Prairies Sep 25 2014|
(Graphic from The Weather Network)
Friday should be a repeat day over southern MB, with temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s once again along with sunny skies and humid conditions (dewpoints again in the upper teens) Southerly winds however will be stronger Friday in Winnipeg and up the RRV, with gusts to 60 km/h or more. Temperatures should climb to a high of 28-29C in Winnipeg, just shy of the record high for Sept 26th of 31.7C set in 1952. Saturday will see one more warm day over the Red River valley with highs in the mid 20s, before a cold front pushes through by afternoon. This front will usher in much cooler air by Sunday with highs only in the low teens along with periods of rain. So enjoy these last couple of summer like days before reality kicks back in!
UPDATE: Fri Sept 26: It was another unseasonably warm day across southern Manitoba with temperatures climbing to the 30C mark or higher in most areas. Winnipeg hit a high of 30.2C, some 15C above normal for Sep 26th, and just 1.5C shy of the record high for the day. In addition, humidity values were unusually high for late September with dewpoints of 18C through midday, resulting in a peak humidex reading of 36C by late afternoon, the latest in the season that Winnipeg has hit a 35C+ humidex since humidex records began in 1953 (previous latest on record was a 38C humidex on Sep 19 2004). The hot spot in the province and country today was Swan River at a sizzling 35.1C.
Posted by rob at 9:38 PM
Sunday, September 21, 2014
|Great harvesting weather is expected this week|
across southern MB with dry and warm conditions
(photo by Shawn Dziuk near Glen Ullin, ND)
Posted by rob at 8:50 AM
Sunday, September 14, 2014
After an early taste of fall like weather, temperatures will be returning to more normal values this week over southern Manitoba as a large cool airmass pushes east out of the Prairies. In its place, a moderating trend will become established over much of the Prairies as a zonal upper flow develops, allowing milder air from western Canada to spread east across the Prairies into southern Manitoba. This will allow temperatures to climb into the upper teens over the next few days and lower 20s later this week, which is near or even a bit above normal for this time of year (normal high for Winnipeg is now 18C) High temperatures Wednesday may dip into the mid teens as we get sideswiped by a cold front pushing through the Interlake into NW Ontario, but then temperatures should rebound quickly for late week into the weekend and next week. In addition, the weather should remain generally dry this week over southern Manitoba until Friday when a system will bring the next main threat of showers. The upcoming warmer and drier weather pattern will be most welcome by farmers looking to ramp up harvesting activities after an unsettled first week and cool second week of September.
Posted by rob at 10:04 PM