Eastern Manitoba is dealing with flooded roads and basements, while the western part of the province is dealing with snow and power outages as Colorado’s second low in as many weeks devastates the province.

Winnipegger residents report basement walls collapsed and sump pumps can’t keep up with the incoming water.

The Forks has recorded 60mm of rain since the storm began on Friday.

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The Winnipeg Police Service reports that there are large areas of standing water and a large sinkhole on Route 90 near Dublin Ave. and Notre Dame Ave. that forced a partial road closure.

The Henderson Highway underpass at Perimeter Highway is also closed this morning due to standing water.

Winnipeg, along with most of southeastern Manitoba, remains under a rain warning.

In the Portage la Prairie area, a rare wind warning has been issued due to the possibility of gusts of up to 90 km/h.

Further west of that, snowfall and winter storm warnings cover the region.

The Westman region is plagued by road closures and power outages, as heavy wet snow is causing all sorts of problems.

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As of 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, more than 15,000 Manitoba Hydro customers they were powerless.

Rain in Winnipeg is expected to turn to snow later this morning.

This afternoon 2 to 4 centimeters of white matter could fall in addition to the 5 mm of rain on Sunday morning.

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On Saturday, the province reopened the Red River flood channel to mitigate the risk within the city limits.

At the same time, a large number of flood warnings were issued for parts of southern Manitoba.

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Meanwhile, the Riding Mountain area braces for up to 4 inches more snow.

The storm is expected to recede by Sunday afternoon, with Westman seeing relief before the capitol region.


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Riding up the mountain getting ready for more snow


Riding up the mountain getting ready for more snow
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