Manitoba melting!

Clouds over Winnipeg, MB, 07 Oct 2011 (TWN)

As the East shivers from a cold snap, the West is melting under temperatures which have soared into the 30’s Celsius.

On Wednesday, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba hit 33°C, making it the hottest October temperature since records began in 1887.

Winnipeg soared to 31.1°C, smashing its October record as well.

On Thursday, records were smashed in parts of northern Manitoba – Gillam hit a balmy 26.6°C.

Temperatures are returning to more seasonal values in Manitoba this weekend.

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