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Cats, Dogs and Sunshine for the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:29 PM GMT on September 30, 2008

Today wiull be cloudy with a 30% chance of showers early this morning then sunny with cloudy periods. A high of 16C(61F) is expected.
Tonight will remain clear with an overnight low of 3C(37F).
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We adopted a new cat yesterday to replace the on that died around Easter. It's a rescue animal like Abby was. The 2 of them get along great.Crammer, the cat, rubs against Abby and Abby just moves away.
Abby is a bit on the jealous side. She is seeking more attention from me. lol I don't think she can get more as she's a tail already.
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Updated: 1:47 PM GMT on October 01, 2008

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Cool and Cloudy on the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:22 PM GMT on September 29, 2008

Today will be cloudy with a northwest wind at 30 km/h (19 mph) early this morning. A high of 13C(55F) is forecast.
Tonight a few clouds will linger as the winds become light. An overnight low of 1C(34F) is expected.
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The weekend visits with the new baby went well. A lot of pictures were taken.
The queen had a retirement cake for me. That was a big surprize. I guess I'm officially unemployed now.
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Updated: 1:28 PM GMT on September 30, 2008

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Sunshine and Seasonable Temps on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:38 PM GMT on September 28, 2008

Today will start cloudy then clearing late this afternoon.The winds will also shift from southerly at 30 km/h (19 mph) early this morning then to westerly at 20 km/h (12 mph) early this afternoon. A high of 18C(64F) is forecast.
Tonight will be clear with light winds and a low of 5C(41F).
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Updated: 12:21 PM GMT on September 29, 2008

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Sunshine on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:48 PM GMT on September 27, 2008

Today will sunny with a high of 16C(61F).
Tonight will start clear bit will bring increasing cloudiness overnight. The Wind will be from the south at 20 km/h (12 mph). An overnight low of 5C(41F is forecast.
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It will be a busy day for the granddaughter nad girls today. Her father and grandparents from Alberta are expected today. The babes will be tired after many pictures.
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Updated: 1:38 PM GMT on September 28, 2008

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The F Word on the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:53 PM GMT on September 26, 2008

Today will see a mix of sun and cloud with a 30% chance of showers this morning. There will be clearing late this morning as thw wind becomes north at 30 km/h (19 mph) gusting to 50 km/h (31 mph) early this afternoon. A high of 17C(63F) is forecast.
Tonight will see a few clouds with the w becoming light this evening. An overnight low of 1C(34F) with the risk of frost is expected.
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Updated: 1:48 PM GMT on September 27, 2008

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Sunshine on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:45 PM GMT on September 25, 2008

Today will bring clearing early this morning but the clouds will return late this afternoon. The southerly flow at 20 km/h (12 mph) will become light this afternoon. A high of 22C(72F) is forecast.
Tonight will start cloudy then it will clear overnight as the low reaches 10C(50F).
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Sunshine and Cooler on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:21 PM GMT on September 24, 2008

Today will bring clearing with a westerly wind at 30km/h (19 mph). The high is expected to be 16C(61F).
Tonight will bring back cloudy periods with a west wind at 20 km/h (12 mph) that will become light this evening. An overnight low of 8C(46F) is forecast.
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I got a newer computer for the kid up and running yesterday. She was a happy but because she's been missing her chores her time is quite limited on it.
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Updated: 1:44 PM GMT on September 25, 2008

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Sunshine, Showers, A mixed Bag on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:09 PM GMT on September 23, 2008

Today will see the rain ending then clearing. A high of 19C(66F) is forecast.
Tonight will be cloudy with a few showers beginning early this evening And the risk of a thunderstorm this evening. It is expected to see 10 mm(0.4 in) accumulate. The wind will become westrly at 20 km/h (12 mph) overnight with an overnight low of 7C(45F) forecast.
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Updated: 1:20 PM GMT on September 24, 2008

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WArm and Wet on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:47 PM GMT on September 22, 2008

Today will see showers ending early this morning then cloudy with sunny periods. Thw winds will be southerly at 30 km/h (19 mph) gusting to 50 km/h (31 mph). The forecast high is 25C(77F).
Tonight will be cloudy with showers heavy at times beginning early this evening. There is the risk of a thunderstorm this evening. the showers may accumulate up to 30 to 40 mm(1.2 to 1.6 in).An overnight low of 13C(55F) is expected.
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The queen and I were invited out for supper last night. What a great meal. Ribs, chicken baked potatoes and veggies. I left the table feeling alot heavier.
I guess I'm on my last week of holidays this week. It's been great weather.
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Updated: 1:09 PM GMT on September 23, 2008

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Sunny and Warm on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:16 PM GMT on September 21, 2008

Today will be sunny with cloudy periods with the wind becoming southeast 30 km/h (19 mph) early this afternoon. A high of 25C(77F) is forecast.
Tonight will bring increasing cloudiness and a 60% chance of showers late this evening and overnight The southeast wind at 30 km/h (19 mph) is persist. An overnight low of 14C(57F) is expected.
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Updated: 1:45 PM GMT on September 22, 2008

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A Cool Sunny Day on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:48 PM GMT on September 20, 2008

Today will be sunny with cloudy periods and a high of 15C(59F).
Tonight will bring cloudy periods and an overnight low of 9C(48F).
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Me and Abby went garage sailing yesterday. We found a few good deals. I got a rocking chair for Tara-Lynn. The queen will make good use of that when we babysit. lol Spoil the kid rotten and give her back to mom.
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Updated: 1:16 PM GMT on September 21, 2008

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Sunshine and Canada Geese on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:42 PM GMT on September 19, 2008

Today will be sunny with cloudy periods and a northerly flow at 20 km/h (12 mph) this morning. A high of 20C(68F) is expected.
Tonight will bring a few clouds with increasing cloudiness overnight and an overnight low of 5C(41F).
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Abby and me walked along Crescent Lake yesterday. The Canada Geese are gathering there. It's estimated there are 5000 there now waiting for the time to fly south.


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Updated: 1:48 PM GMT on September 20, 2008

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Sunshine and Geese on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:19 PM GMT on September 18, 2008

Today will be sunny with cloudy periods and a high of 26C(79F). Tonight will bring a few clouds and an overnight low of 12C(54F).
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I went to my daughter's yesterday. She lives about 2 miles from the western shore of Lake Manitoba. The geese are really starting to gaher for thiewr trip south. These were in a field beside her place. There were no Canada Geese in this bunch just Blues and Snows.







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Updated: 1:41 PM GMT on September 19, 2008

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A bit of Cloud then Sunshine on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:09 PM GMT on September 17, 2008

Today will start cloudy with a 40% chance of showers this morning. There will be clearing this afternoon as the days high climbs to 18C(64F).
Tonight will be clear with an overnight low of 8C(46F).
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Mom finally decided on a name for the new arrival. On a completely different course than before she nanmed the new little sister Tara-Lynn.
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Updated: 1:15 PM GMT on September 18, 2008

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A New Flatlander and Sunshine on the Prairie

By: plapman, 2:03 PM GMT on September 16, 2008

Today will be sunny with a northwest wind at 30 km/h (19 mph). A high of 21C(70F) is forecast.
Tonight will bring a few clouds and the north wind at 20 km/h (12 mph) will become light this evening. An overnight low of 5C(41F) is expected.
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Kylie's little sister arrived yesterday at 4pm. The new ggranddaughter wirghed a little over 7 lbs and was 19 1/4 long. The new mom is wobbling on calling her Taylor or Emerson. She'll be home today after getting her first needle. The new flatlander is almost due for a haircut. lol

Updated: 1:08 PM GMT on September 17, 2008

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Babies and Sunshine on the Prairie

By: plapman, 3:01 PM GMT on September 15, 2008

Today will bring clearing to the prairie.the winds will be from the northwest at 20 km/h (12 mph) early this morning. A high of 19C(66F) is expected.
Tonight will bring back a few clouds as the winds dissapate. An overnight low of 12C(54F) is forecast.
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I`m late getting on this morning. The granddaughter has gone to the hospital and has started labour. The queen has gone there to ``supervìse`. That leaves me to babysit Kylie. It`s a good thing her and grandpa get along.
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Updated: 2:02 PM GMT on September 16, 2008

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Sunshine on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:58 PM GMT on September 14, 2008

Today will be sunny with a high of 17C(63F).
Tonight will see a few clouds and an overnight low of 7C(45F).
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The queen and me made a trip to the city yesterday. We did some shopping and ended the day with dinner. It was nice trip with just the 2 of us. Th granddaughter isn't far from producing the 2nd GGranddaughter. Her due date is the 19th and she's showing signs.
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Updated: 2:59 PM GMT on September 15, 2008

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Clouds and Showers for the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:02 PM GMT on September 13, 2008

Today will bring an end to the sunshine on the prairie with increasing cloudiness and a few showers this afternoon. The wind will become northrly at 30 km/h (19 mph) this morning. A high of 18C(64F) is expected.
Tonight will continue the cloudy periods as the wind becomes light this evening. An overnight low of 7C(45F) is forecast.
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Updated: 1:58 PM GMT on September 14, 2008

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Sunny and Warm on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:22 PM GMT on September 12, 2008

Today will be sunny but there will be fog patches this morning. The wind is westerly at 20 km/h (12 mph). A high of 23C(73F) is expected.
Tonight will see a few clouds and the wind will become light near midnight. An overnight low of 10C(50F) is expected.
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Updated: 1:02 PM GMT on September 13, 2008

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Sunshine and Seasonable TEmps on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:36 PM GMT on September 11, 2008

Today will bring clearing late this morning. A high of 20C(68F) is forecast.
Tonight will remain clear with a low of 10C(50F).
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Abby got to go for 2 walks yesterday. We did an extended walk in the arly afternoon along Crescent Lake and she showed great interest in the ducks and geese now starting to gather there. The second was a short mile trek frm McCain's after dropping off a vehicle for the Queen of the Prairie.
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Updated: 1:22 PM GMT on September 12, 2008

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Sunshine and Clouds on the Prairie

By: plapman, 1:30 PM GMT on September 10, 2008

Today will start sunny with cloudy periods then becoming cloudy this afternoon with a 30% chance of showers later this afternoon along with the risk of a thunderstorm. A high of 21C(70F) is expected.
Tonight will be cloudy with the 30% chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm this evening continuing. An overnight low of 10C(50F) is forecast.
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September 2008 is turnung into an eventful month for me. My 40th anniversery with the Queen of the Prairie, my 60th birthday and my retirement will happen.
Today is also the 2nd anniversary of my son-in-laws death in a house fire.
I was talking with the daughter yesterday and she'd doing well. She's back to full time teaching, is settled in her new home and is doing well with the 2 kids.
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Updated: 1:35 PM GMT on September 11, 2008

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A Drying Day on the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:26 PM GMT on September 09, 2008

Today will be sunny with a high of 22C(72F).
Tonight will bringa few clouds and an overnight low of 9C(48F).
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Doc Walker, the home town country group, sweep the Canadian Country Music Awards in Winnipeg last night. They won all 6 of the catagories they were nominated for.



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Updated: 1:29 PM GMT on September 10, 2008

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Cloudy and Cool on the Prairie

By: plapman, 3:01 PM GMT on September 08, 2008

Today will become cloudy with a 60% chance of showers. A high of 15C(59F) is expected.
Tonight will remain cloudy periods with the 60% chance of showers early this evening continueing. There will be clearing later this evening. An overnight low of 4C(39F) is forecast.
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Vince Li, accused of murdering Tim McLean on a Greyhound bus in July, has had his scheduled court appearance remanded untill October pending the phyiatric evaluation.
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Updated: 12:25 PM GMT on September 09, 2008

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Cool and Damp on the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:45 PM GMT on September 07, 2008

Today will be mostly with sunny periods and a 30% chance of showers early this morning. The winds will be northerly at 20 km/h (12 mph) early this afternoon. A high of 16C(61F) is in the forecast.
Tonight will remain cloudy as the 30% chance of showers continues. The northerly wind will become light this evening. An overnight low of 3C(37F) is expected.
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Updated: 3:00 PM GMT on September 08, 2008

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A Sunny Start to the Day on the prairie

By: plapman, 1:47 PM GMT on September 06, 2008

Today will start sunny then becoming cloudy this afternoon with a 60% chance of showers. A high of 19C(66F) is expected.
Tonight will be cloudy with the 60% chance of showers this evening. An overnight low of 7C(45F) is forecast.
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I went to head office yesterday. They took me out for lunch. It was a good gathering. A lot of people I haven't seen in a while showed up. A great send off.
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Updated: 12:45 PM GMT on September 07, 2008

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A Sunny Start to the Day on the prairie

By: plapman, 1:47 PM GMT on September 06, 2008

Today will start sunny then becoming cloudy this afternoon with a 60% chance of showers. A high of 19C(66F) is expected.
Tonight will be cloudy with the 60% chance of showers this evening. An overnight low of 7C(45F) is forecast.
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I went to head office yesterday. They took me out for lunch. It was a good gathering. A lot of people I haven't seen in a while showed up. A great send off.
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Another Wet Day on the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:31 PM GMT on September 05, 2008

Today see the showers ending this morning then cloudy with a 30% chance of showers continuing. A high of only 15C(59F) is fprecast.
Tonight will remain cloudy as the 30% chance of showers continues late this evening. an overnight low of 5C(41F) is expected.
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It's my last day of work. 3 weeks vacation then retirement. Yahoooo
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Updated: 1:45 PM GMT on September 06, 2008

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Clouds and Showers for the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:31 PM GMT on September 04, 2008

Today will be cloudy with sunny periods and a 60% chance of showers this afternoon. The wind will become southeast at 20 km/h (12 mph) early this afternoon. A high of 17C(63F) is forecast.
Tonight will be cloudy as the 60% chance of showers continues. The wind will become light this evening. An overnight low of 7C(45F) is expected.
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The wet weather has stopped the harvest. The fields need some warm dring days. The beef producers in the interlake area north of me, hit really hard by the rains, are facing a feed shortage. It's not good weather for the farms.
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Updated: 12:30 PM GMT on September 05, 2008

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Sunshine Returns to the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:25 PM GMT on September 03, 2008

Today will be sunny with a high of 21C(70F).
Tonight will bring increasing cloudiness this evening and an overnight low of 9C(48F).
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It's back to school for the kids here today. Although they won't admit it I'm sure many are hasppy to have a day full of activity planned for them.
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Updated: 12:29 PM GMT on September 04, 2008

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Wet and Dreary on the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:22 PM GMT on September 02, 2008

Today will bring more showers with 5 mm(0.2 in) of rain expected. The wind will beome northwest at 30 km/h (19 mph) gusting to 50 km/h (31 mph) early this afternoon.A high of 14C(57F) is expected.
Tonight will bring an end to the showers with clearing expected as the NW wind dissapates. An overnight low of 6C(43F) is forecast.
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The interlake region of the province is being hit hard with the rain. The news was flooded fields before this lastest event. There is another 50mm/2 in of rain forecast for them today
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Updated: 12:25 PM GMT on September 03, 2008

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A Wet Start for the Week on the Prairie

By: plapman, 12:54 PM GMT on September 01, 2008

Today will see showers with the risk of a thunderstorm. There is 5 to 10 mm(0.2 to 0.4 in) expected to accumulate. The wind will be from the north at 20 km/h (12 mph). A high of 19C(66F) is expected to accumulate.
Tonight will see more showers that will be heavy at times along with the risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Another 10 to 15 mm(0.4 to 0.6 in) of rain is expected. The northerly flow wil become light this evening as the temperature remains steady near 13C(55F).
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It was a great day on the prairie yesterday. All the girls and thier kids were home. It made for quite a housefull. They ended our day by taking the Queen and me out for supper. I told them they'd have to do a repeat next weekend for my birthday.
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Updated: 12:21 PM GMT on September 02, 2008

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Portage La Prairie, MANITOBA
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Temperature: 54.0 °F
Dew Point: 54.0 °F
Humidity: 100%
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