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Weekly Weather Map – for Dec. 16, 2010

This issue’s map shows the amount of precipitation that has fallen across the Prairies so far this winter as a

percentage of the average. From the map we see western Manitoba, eastern and western Saskatchewan and

much of southern Alberta have seen well-above-average amounts of precipitation so far this winter. Southcentral

Manitoba and northwestern Alberta have been on the dry side.

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Percent of Average Precipitation (Prairie Region)

November 1, 2010 to December 9, 2010

Prepared by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s National Agroclimate Information Service (NAIS). Data provided through partnership with Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and many Provincial agencies.

< 40%

40 -60% 60 -85% 85 -115% 115 -150% 150 -200%

200% Extent of Agricultural Land Lakes and Rivers

Produced using near real-time data that has undergone initial quality control. The map may not be accurate for all regions due to data availability and data errors.

Created: 12/10/10

www.agr.gc.ca/drought

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