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Weekly weather map – for Jun. 30, 2011

The Weather Vane is prepared by Daniel Bezte, a teacher by profession with a BA (Hon.) in geography, specializing in climatology, from the University of Winnipeg. Daniel has taught university-level classes in climate and weather and currently operates a computerized weather station at his home near Birds Hill Park, on 10 acres he plans to develop into a vegetable and fruit hobby farm.

Contacthimwithyourquestionsandcommentsat [email protected]

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Precipitation Compared to Historical Distribution (Prairie Region)

April 1, 2011 to June 23, 2011

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.

Record Dry

Extremely Low (0-10) Very Low (10-20) Low (20-40)

Mid-Range (40-60) High (60-80)

Very High (80-90)

Extremely High (90-100) Record Wet

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: 06/24/11

www.agr.gc.ca/drought

This issue’s map shows the total amount of precipitation that has fallen across the Prairies so far this growing

season compared to long-term averages. From the map you can see just how wet it has been across a large

portion of the Prairies with a good portion seeing extremely wet to record wet conditions.

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