Officials in Manitoba are watching the flooding situation closely. There are several flood warnings in effect.
Flood warnings have been issued for:
Assiniboine River Southwest of St. Lazare
Assiniboine River near Miniota
Assiniboine River North of Griswold
Cypress River near Bruxelles
Mowbray Creek near Mowbray
Red River at Breezy Point
Red River at James Avenue Pumping Station
Red River above Red River Floodway
La Salle River near Stanford
Little Morris River near Rosenort
Red River at St. Jean Baptiste
Red River at Morris
Red River near Letellier
Red River at Emerson
Some communities have already started sandbagging and preparing for flooding.
The forecast will only make the situation worse. Yet another Colorado Low is set to impact the region this weekend and could drop 20 to 50 mm of rain.