Jul 5, 2014
Heat warning issued for south-central Manitoba, including Winnipeg
Humidex values - the heat equivalent of a winter wind chill value - will approach 40 in the afternoon and early evening, the weather agency said in an alert.
11 heat records set across Manitoba
In fact, the Canadian hot spots were Carman and Morden, both of which hit 33.4 C. In Winnipeg, the old record of 28.8 C was toppled by a new high of 32.7 C. It's hard to believe it was only 2 A1 2 weeks ago that it was snowing in Wasagaming, while Winnipeg struggled to reach 6 C as a cold spring dragged on.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Fly away -- but do it here
Winnipeg's airport boss has his eyes on the quarter-million Manitobans who choose to fly out of U.S. airports.
Southern Manitoba gets strong blast of spring
Winnipeg reached 10 C, marking the first double-digit day - above zero, that is - since Nov. 13. That day, the city hit 10.3 C. Four days later, the first snowfall hit and the city has been under a white blanket ever since.