A Gift From Either Abbey or Cramer

By: plapman, 2:38 PM GMT on July 21, 2014

Since last year I've seen a red squirrel in my trees and on the back yard fence.
I see my neighbor has set a pail trap to catch the little guy which I applauded.
Yesterday while cutting my back lawn I found the little critter dead. He's now bagged and in the trash.
I'm not sure if it was Abbey or Crammer who put an end to it before he could do any damage to the house. My sil used to call them tree rats. He'll bother me no more. I hope there's no fami...

SUMMER FLOOD BULLETIN #24 Good News :)

By: plapman, 12:06 PM GMT on July 19, 2014



Assiniboine River – Portage Diversion

•This morning, flows on the Assiniboine River into the Portage Reservoir were at 47,110 cubic feet per second (cfs). Flows on the Portage Diversion are approximately 29,610 cfs and flows on the Assiniboine River dikes between Portage la Prairie and Headlingley are 17,500 cfs. Flows are expected to decline slowly.
•Flows along the Assiniboine River dikes between Portage la Prairie and Headingle...

Updated: 2:38 PM GMT on July 21, 2014

SUMMER FLOOD BULLETIN #23

By: plapman, 12:04 PM GMT on July 18, 2014

Assiniboine River - Portage Diversion
Flows on the Assiniboine River at the Portage Diversion crested at 3:15 a..m. on July 15 at a flow of 51,480 cubic feet per second (cfs), slightly lower than the earlier summer crest. Flows are expected to decline slowly.

* This morning, flows on the Assiniboine River into the Portage Reservoir were at 49,090 cfs. Flows on the Portage Diversion are approximately 31,090 cfs and flows along the Assiniboine River ...

Updated: 12:06 PM GMT on July 19, 2014

Manitoba Governments SUMMER FLOOD BULLETIN #22

By: plapman, 6:38 PM GMT on July 16, 2014

Assiniboine River - Portage Diversion
There have been 500 members of the Canadian Armed Forces, more than 400 staff from Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation, 100 staff from other government departments and 120 Manitoba Hydro staff supporting flood-fighting efforts at the Hoop and Holler Bend and along the Portage Diversion, as well as helping the rural municipalities of Portage la Prairie, Cartier, St. François Xavier and Headingley prepare for high flo...

Updated: 12:04 PM GMT on July 18, 2014

Latest Update On Manitoba Flooding

By: plapman, 12:33 PM GMT on July 16, 2014

The Manitoba government has issued its latest flood update. Steve Ashton, Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation, says they're continuing to deal with a challenging situation but some parts of the province are starting to move into the recovery and rebuilding stage. Ashton notes areas such as Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin and to some degree even Lake Winnipeg are still looking ahead to further challenges over the next several weeks and months. He says we're ...

Updated: 6:36 PM GMT on July 16, 2014

« View Older Entries

About plapman

Retired and loving it. If I'd have known about retirement befor I started my 40 year career with the government of Manitoba I'd have retired first. :)

plapman's Recent Photos

Personal Weather Stations

Central City
Portage La Prairie, MANITOBA
Elevation: 863 ft
Temperature: 72.3 °F
Dew Point: 49.2 °F
Humidity: 44%
Wind: 5.4 mph from the NW
Wind Gust: 8.7 mph
Updated: 1:08 PM CDT on July 15, 2014

About Personal Weather Stations