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RM of St. Clements declares state of emergency over flood worries

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The RM of St. Clements has declared a state of emergency.

The combination of high water levels and waves of Lake Winnipeg as well as high winds over the last number of weeks have threatened the area of Patricia Beach, which is home to many permanent and seasonal residents, officials said today..

"We are working with the province to put in permanent flood protection for the community. An informational letter will be hand-delivered to the area residents over the weekend," said an official.

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