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Issued:  2019.01.23

Normally issued weekly on Thursdays but may be issued more frequently or on other days depending on conditions.
 

The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.62 m (1058.5 ft), a 40th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 4 cm (2 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by 3 to 5 cm (1 to 2 in) over the next week.

Lake of the Woods authorized outflow will decrease from 475 to 450 m³/s on Thursday January 24. The level of the Winnipeg River immediately below the Norman Dam is expected to decrease by 8 cm (3 in) in response. The level above the Dalles is expected to decline by approximately 4 cm (2 in). The level at Minaki should not be affected by this flow change. Please note it can take several days for the flow and level to adjust at locations farther downstream of the Norman Dam.

The current level of Lac Seul is 356.02 m (1168.0 ft), a 65th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 7 cm (3 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by 7 to 10 cm (3 to 4 in) over the next week.

Lac Seul authorized outflow is 380 m³/s.
 



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