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Flooding along the Rat River near La Rochelle in southeastern Manitoba.

Red River crests in lower predicted range

Water levels were dropping as of April 22, and PTH 75 remained open

Water levels are dropping along the Red River, but the river is expected to be outside its banks into May, according to provincial reports. As of April 22, the Red River had crested at all points from Emerson to the floodway and was expected to crest shortly in Winnipeg. “This is good news,” said Infrastructure

The Manitoba government is expected to open the Portage Diversion this spring to control flows on the Assiniboine River.

Manitoba March flood outlook

Red River Valley prepares as flooding expected to reach 2009 levels, closing ring dikes and PTH 75: Schuler

The province’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre (HFC) forecasts a flood in the Red River Valley at or marginally above 2009 levels with normal to unfavorable weather, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler said today. There also remains a moderate risk of flooding along the Assiniboine River. “Manitoba Infrastructure continues to make preparations for high water and is working


Strong winds, precipitation in forecast could increase flood risk

Manitoba Flood Bulletin No. 16

Province of Manitoba – Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding and tributary flows continue to subside across parts of southern Manitoba. Flows on the lower Assiniboine River are continuing to rise. Weather forecasts are predicting strong winds for April 13 to 16, as a low-pressure system begins to move from west to east

A washed-out road closes Provincial Road 346 south of Highway 2 April 4.

Waters rise in the west as Red River subsides

Attention turned back to southwestern Manitoba as the Souris and 
Assiniboine rivers were expected to crest simultaneously

Flooding was on the decline in parts of Manitoba late last week, but the Assiniboine River was on the rise. Simultaneous peaks of the Souris and Assiniboine rivers raised concern downstream. Flow into the Portage Reservoir was expected to reach 41,000 to 44,000 cubic feet per second April 12-14. The region between Portage la Prairie

Assiniboine River flows continue to rise, rain forecast could raise flood risk

Manitoba Flood Bulletin No. 15

Province of Manitoba – Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding and tributary flows continue to subside across parts of southern Manitoba. Flows in the Assiniboine River are continuing to rise. Weather forecasts are predicting strong winds for April 13 to 16, as a low-pressure system begins to move from west to east across


Assiniboine River, Souris River to soon peak at Portage Reservoir

Manitoba Flood Bulletin No. 13

Province of Manitoba – Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding and tributary flows are beginning to subside across parts of southern Manitoba. Flows in the Assiniboine River are continuing to rise. Ice is still in place on northern rivers and tributaries. A high water advisory is in place for the Carrot River near

Flood watch in effect for Portage, flood warnings for all Souris River areas

Manitoba Flood Bulletin No. 11

Province of Manitoba – Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding and tributary flows are beginning to subside across parts of southern Manitoba. Flows in the Assiniboine River are continuing to rise. Ice is still in place on northern rivers and tributaries, while most rivers in southern Manitoba are ice free. As of this

Overland flooding subsides, Assiniboine River flows rising

Manitoba Flood Bulletin No. 12

Province of Manitoba – Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding and tributary flows continue to subside across parts of southern Manitoba. Flows on the Assiniboine River are continuing to rise. Ice is still in place on northern rivers and tributaries. A high water advisory is in place for the Carrot River near The


Assiniboine River flows rising, some flood warnings remain in effect

Manitoba Flood Bulletin No. 10

Province of Manitoba – Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding and tributary flows are beginning to subside across parts of southern Manitoba. Flows in the Assiniboine River are continuing to rise. Ice is still in place on northern rivers and tributaries, while most rivers in southern Manitoba are ice free. As of this

Overland flooding, waterway flows beginning to subside

Manitoba Flood Bulletin No. 9

Province of Manitoba – Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding and tributary flows have started to subside across parts of southern Manitoba. Flows on waterways across the province are continuing to react to the run-off from the melt and water levels remain high on many waterways. Ice has moved out on some rivers