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Weekend storm wreaks havoc on province

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Manitobans spent the weekend grappling with flooded basements, highway closures, and power outages across the province. More than 870 outages were reported according to Manitoba Hydro. The long-range forecast indicates Manitobans can look forward to better weather as the province cleans up from the latest Colorado low.

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Manitobans spent the weekend grappling with flooded basements, highway closures, and power outages across the province. More than 870 outages were reported according to Manitoba Hydro. The long-range forecast indicates Manitobans can look forward to better weather as the province cleans up from the latest Colorado low.

Stalled cars on a flooded and closed Pritchard Farm Road in East Saint Paul on Sunday. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
Motorists navigate deep water and a large hidden pothole on Route 90 just north of Dublin Avenue in Winnipeg on Saturday. (Daniel Crump / Winnipeg Free Press)
Cameryn Johnson and Brett Hanslit survey the water surrounding their home after a railway ditch overflowed its banks and flooded their property on Rizzuto Bay Sunday. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
Cameryn Johnson and Brett Hanslit check their pumps. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
Brett Hanslit continues inspecting his property by checking on anothert pump. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
Drivers try to minimize their speed as they drivers through large puddles of water on Sherbrook Street Sunday. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
Stalled and stranded cars occupy a flooded and closed Pritchard Farm Road in East Saint Paul Sunday. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
Stalled cars could be found around the city including Pandora Avenue East. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
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