It's supposed to be slightly warmer today than yesterday, and slightly warmer again tomorrow, but the long-range forecast remains gloomy.
Enivonment Canada is calling for a high of 10ºC this afternoon, with cloudy skies getting a few breaks later this morning. A bit of a breeze is expected, too, at 20 km/h from the northwest.
That breeze will die down early this evening, as skies clear. Overnight, the temperatures will fall to -3ºC.
Sunny skies are the order of the day for tomorrow, with a high of 13ºC, although a bit of an easterly breeze is expected tomorrow. Friday looks to be a carbon-copy, with a high of 13ºC and clear and sunny skies.
Saturday will kick off a sunny start to the long weekend, with clear skies and a high of 14ºC.
After that, clouds move in again, for an overcast day on Sunday, although temperatures should remain around 14ºC.
Victoria Day Monday will be a tad warmer, with a high of 16ºC, but there's a good chance of showers that day. And showers are probably on Tuesday as well, again with a high of 16ºC.
The normal high for this time of year is 18ºC; the normal low is 5ºC.
The warmest it's ever been on this date was in 1977, when it was 29.9ºC. The coldest ever was in 2004, when Brandon will still dealing with the aftermath of a snowstorm a couple of days prior. There was a record 20 cm of snow on the ground on May 14, 2004, and temperatures bottomed out at -12.3ºC.