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It's only the first week of December, but that hasn't stopped Manitoba's Infrastructure Minister from announcing the flood threat for next spring.

Ron Shuler announced today that soil moisture levels are normal to drier than normal in most of Manitoba as the result of all river basins in this province receiving normal to below normal precipitation between May and October.

While the flood risk this coming spring is very dependent on weather conditions in the coming months, current conditions indicate there is a chance of moderate flooding at some locations. Flows on many rivers, including the Red River are near normal for this time of year.

Meanwhile, Environment and Climate Change Canada's precipitation indicates precipitation will be above normal for most of Manitoba and Saskatchewan for the months of November, December and January.

The U.S. National Weather Service Climate Prediction Centre is forecasting above normal precipitation for the Red River for January to April.

 

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