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R.M. of Glenside north of Biggar

Alerts in Effect

Special Weather Statement

Issued at 22:28 Tuesday 23 May 2017

Rain and strong winds will affect portions of Saskatchewan starting on Wednesday and continuing into Friday.

A strong low pressure system is forecast to move into western portions of Saskatchewan Wednesday morning. The heaviest rains are expected to be in the Meadow Lake, Ile a la Crosse towards southern portions of the Cree Lake region bringing 30 to 50 mm of rain. Local thunderstorms could potentially potentially give an excess of 70 mm over the two day period.

Strong winds are also associated with the system with southerly winds gusting to 80 to 90 km/h on Wednesday shifting to northwesterly on Thursday.

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Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.storm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #SKStorm.



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