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Weather performing magic in mid-August

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Go outside. Have a seat. Close your eyes for a moment. Take a mental picture.

It is a Manitoba summer at its finest right here, right now.

Starting today, there will be a string of scorchers this week with temperatures in the 30s and high 20s.

There were fog patches in some locations to start the day but that's expected to move off later in the morning. The expected high today is 32 C with a UV index of 7 or high.

It will be a clear night tonight with a low of 17 C and a southeast wind of 20 km/h that will be lighter after midnight.

On Tuesday, there will be more sun with a high of 30 C. A northeast wind of 30 km/h will become lighter in the evening.

A break in the heat is expected on Wednesday with a high of 24 C but the mercury will go back up Thursday with a high of 28 C.

For Friday, the Environment Canada forecast says there is a 60 per cent chance of showers, at this point, with a high of 27 C.

For the weekend, it is sunny skies both Saturday and Sunday with highs of 29 C and 28 C, respectively.

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