The same low pressure system is forecast to bring rain to parts of the Prairies through Friday. 10-20 mm of rain is expected to fall in southern sections of Manitoba, including Winnipeg. Spring showers are also forecast in Saskatchewan. On Thursday, strong winds whipped across the province. A gust of 65 km/h was recorded in Regina, while the winds clocked in at 52 km/h in Saskatoon.
You likely won't find too many people complaining about this week's wet weather, however. After less snow than usual over the winter, some farmers in Alberta are fearing drought this summer, along with an increased forest fire risk. Any incoming rain or snow will bring much-needed moisture to the region.
For more details on what to expect with the weather, be sure to check your local forecast.