PHOTOS: Wintry mess hits B.C., roads impacted by snow, rain
Alerts in Effect
Public Safety AlertIssued at 12:04 Wednesday 20 January 2021
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Province of SaskatchewanIssued By
SK Provincial Emergency Communications Centre
Extreme Cold WarningIssued at 15:27 Sunday 24 January 2021
A period of very cold wind chills is expected.
An arctic ridge of high pressure will keep skies clear and allow temperatures to plummet over central portions of Saskatchewan and Manitoba once again tonight. Temperatures in the minus thirties along with winds of 10 to 15 km/h will produce extreme cold windchills of minus 40 or colder for a second consecutive night. Temperatures are expected to moderate slightly Monday morning. However, extreme cold could return for a third night to some areas Monday evening into Tuesday.
Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.
Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to SKstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #SKStorm.