Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Strong thunderstorm rolls through Winnipeg.. again..

Nice little thunderstorm squall just went through Winnipeg between 10 and 10:30 pm this evening giving quite a light show, torrential rain and strong wind gusts. Winds gusted to 32 knots (60 km/h) at the airport, but doppler radar (right image) indicated wind gusts up to 50 kt (90 km/h) possible just southwest of the city (such as Oak Bluff and Sanford areas) I recorded 7 mm of rain in about 10 minutes, with a peak rainfall intensity of 110.7 mm/hr at 10:15 pm. Just what we didn't need.. more rain!


  1. Nice. I suppose those maps are available only to meteorologists?

  2. For now, yes.. but hopefully these radar images will be available to the public sometime in the future.

  3. Grumpy Weather Guy12:21 PM, June 27, 2007

    I'm not holding my breath. I remember when we used to have live radar on cable; now we have delayed cartoon radar on the web... such wonderful progress.

  4. Stormchasing Rocks!6:26 PM, December 01, 2008

    Hey Rob where do you get those old radar images I found 1 website that had some but not all of them.(the university of manitoba central science and research webpage). I love lookin back at old storms we had in the past! could you please reply back? thank's.