Rain moves into Manitoba: Wednesday forecast



A low pressure system continues to move east, across south and central Saskatchewan, and dumping large amounts of precipitation in some areas.

This 24 hour rain accumulation map from Environment Canada shows up to 75 mm of rain has fallen in parts of south-central Saskatchewan.

The following map, from the U.S. National Weather Service Weather Prediction Center, was issued at noon on May 11 and it shows a precipitation forecast for 6 p.m. May 12 to 6 p.m. May 13.

The low pressure system that brought much needed rain across southern Saskatchewan will move through Manitoba and into northern Ontario.


The following series of maps shows the weather system moving off the Prairies. The first map is the same as above, rain accumulation from Thursday afternoon to Friday afternoon, and it shows the low pressure system moving east out of Manitoba.

The second map is Friday afternoon to Saturday afternoon, followed by the Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon map.

The final maps are 48 hour rain accumulation maps. The first is 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday. The last map is for 6 a.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

These maps show little chance of precipitation for Prairie growing areas after Saturday morning.


The following maps from the U.S. Environmental Modeling Center at NCEP, show the precipitation prediction for May 18 to May 24. The map shows a greater than average chance of precipitation for southern Saskatchewan and Alberta.


This precipitation accumulation map for May 25 to May 31 continues to show a greater than average chance of rain for southern Prairie provinces.


Scattered shows look possible for the week of June 1 to June 7, as the following map indicates.



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