Mild weather sets records in Manitoba
Posted: Feb 13, 2013 7:46 AM CST
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013 11:11 AM CST
A number of weather records fell as mild temperatures moved into Manitoba on Tuesday.
"All of them were in the north — The Pas, Thompson, Fisher Branch, Flin Flon, Grand Rapids — all breaking their old records," said CBC weather specialist Marilyn Maki.
And while there were a lot of sloppy streets in Winnipeg, the high of –1 C was not enough to break the old record of 3.3C set in 1898.
Cooler weather is moving into the north Wednesday but Winnipeg is expected to enjoy another mild day with a high of –3 C.
But after that, it'll be time to get out the scarf again. Afternoon temperatures in Winnipeg will be close to –14 C and the northwest wind will make it feel even colder, said CBC meteorologist John Sauder.
"It will be cooler again on Friday, however, this time of year, the cold snaps don't last as long. Milder weather moves in again for the weekend with –11 C on Saturday and a –6 C on Sunday," he said.
|Location||New record||Old record (year set)|
|The Pas||1.4 C||-1.0 C (1977)|
|Thompson||-0.5 C (1977)||-2.4 C (1977)|
|Fisher Branch||0.9 C||-0.9 C (2005)|
|Flin Flon||0.9 C||0.3 (2004)|
|Grand Rapids||2.7 C||-1.6 (2005)|
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