Northern forecasts

Forecasts for outflow and water levels are effective May 2018.

Cedar Lake 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of Cedar Lake is forecasted to be 835.7 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 2 feet 2 inches to elevation 837.9 feet by the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to rise 1 foot 6 inches to elevation 839.5 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on CBC North Country for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Cross Lake 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of Cross Lake is forecasted to be 679.7 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 2 inches to elevation 679.8 feet by the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 679.9 feet.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson and Cross Lake Radio CFNC for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Footprint Lake 60-day forecast

REVISED – On May 17, 2018 the level of Footprint Lake is forecasted to be 798.2 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 6 inches to elevation 798.7 feet by the fifth week of the month and remain fairly constant near elevation 798.7 feet until the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 798.7 feet.

This information is also broadcast on NCN Achimowin TV/Radio Communications and Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Kelsey Forebay 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of Kelsey Forebay on the Nelson River is forecasted to be 603.5 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 1 foot 4 inches to elevation 604.8 feet by the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 604.9 feet.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson and Split Lake Radio CKJD for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Missi Falls Control Structure 30-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the outflows from Missi Falls control structure are forecasted to be 7,600 cubic feet per second (cfs). The outflows are expected to remain fairly constant near 7,600 cfs until the end of May.

This information is also broadcast on CBC North Country, York Landing Radio CHYL, and Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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South Moose Lake 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of South Moose Lake is forecasted to be 840.4 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 3 inches to elevation 840.7 feet by the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to rise 2 inches to elevation 840.9 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CJAR The Pas for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Playgreen Lake 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of Playgreen Lake at Norway House is forecasted to be 712.1 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 6 inches to elevation 712.6 feet by the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to rise 3 inches to elevation 712.9 feet by the end of June.

This information is also broadcast on Norway House Radio and Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Sipiwesk Lake 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of Sipiwesk Lake is forecasted to be 608.1 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 5 inches to elevation 608.5 feet by the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to fall 3 inches to elevation 608.3 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson and Cross Lake Radio CFNC for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Southern Indian Lake 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of Kelsey Forebay on the Nelson River is forecasted to be 603.5 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 1 foot 4 inches to elevation 604.8 feet by the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 604.9 feet.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Split Lake 60-day forecast

REVISED – On May 17, 2018 the level of Split Lake is forecasted to be 548.1 feet. The level of the lake is expected to fall 2 inches to elevation 548.0 feet by the fifth week of the month and remain fairly constant near elevation 548.0 feet until the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to fall 5 inches to elevation 547.6 feet by the end of the month.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson, Split Lake Radio CJKD, and York Landing Radio CHYL for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

For real-time Split Lake water levels, visit the Government of Canada website.

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Stephens Lake 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of Stephens Lake is forecasted to be 460.2 feet. The level of the lake is expected to rise 1 foot 3 inches to elevation 461.5 feet by the second week of the month and then remain fairly constant near elevation 461.5 feet until the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the lake is expected to remain fairly constant near elevation 461.5 feet.

This information is also broadcast on Arctic Radio CHTM Thompson, Split Lake Radio CJKD, and York Landing Radio CHYL for 4 consecutive days after an updated forecast is provided.

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Thompson Seaplane Base 60-day forecast

On May 1, 2018 the level of Thompson Seaplane Base is forecasted to be 616.9 feet. The level of the river is expected to rise 10 inches to elevation 617.7 feet by the second week of the month and then fall 1 foot 10 inches to elevation 615.9 feet by the end of May.

During the month of June the level of the river is expected to fall 8 inches to elevation 615.2 feet by the end of the month.

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