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Forecast: Warm long weekend, then a short cool-down early next week

Issued July 29, 2019: Covering the period from July 31 to August 7

The first half of last week’s forecast played out as expected, but things deviated a little during the second half. The unsettled weather forecasted for the early part of this week consolidated into a stronger system that pushed through late last weekend. Because the system was stronger and pushed through all at once, we ended […] Read more

Forecast: Nice mid-summer weather on tap

Issued July 22, 2019: Covering the period from July 24 to July 31

While the weather models may not be bang on with their forecasts, they have been doing a pretty darned good job with the big-weather picture. We saw this once again during the last forecast period which saw plenty of active weather during the first half followed by dry, sunny, warm weather in the second half. […] Read more

Forecast: More showers, then sunny and dry

Forecast issued Monday, July 15, 2019 covering July 17-24, 2019

Once again, the weather models did a pretty good job with the forecast. The heat and humidity moved in last weekend as expected and we did see several rounds of thunderstorms move through on Sunday and Monday of last week. This forecast period will begin fairly unsettled as a broad area of low pressure tracks […] Read more

Forecast: Warm and unsettled weather lays ahead

Issued July 8, 2019: Covering the period from July 10 to July 17

Last week’s forecast played out pretty close to what the weather models predicted. For this forecast period it looks like the area of low pressure that brought the unsettled, stormy weather to much of southern and central Manitoba during the first half of this week will have finally moved off to the east. Weak high […] Read more

Forecast: Warm with the chance of storms

Issued June 24, 2019: Covering the period from June 26 to July 3

I’m not sure if I should say this, but it looks more and more like last weekend’s upper low may have finally broken the pattern of colder-than-average temperatures we have been in for several months now. As with all pattern changes, we will have to see if the new warmer pattern can stick, or will […] Read more

Forecast: Unsettled, unpredictable weather pattern

Issued June 17, 2019: Covering the period from June 19 to 26

Well, last week’s forecast turned out not too bad, considering this annoying weather pattern in which we seem to be stuck. The weather models seem to be having an OK time handling the large-scale features, but are struggling with the day-to-day details. This forecast period looks like it will be another tough one to figure […] Read more

Forecast: A cool start, then summer returns

Issued June 10, 2019: Covering the period from June 12 to 19

On the good news side of things, the weather models were pretty accurate with last week’s forecast. The western low developed as forecast and followed the predicted northerly track over the weekend. It did bring in warmer-than-expected air last Friday, with some areas of central and eastern regions seeing daytime highs pushing 35 C. The […] Read more