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Thunderchild First Nation IR 115U, SK

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Drinking Water

Issued at 11:33 Wednesday 20 January 2021
Importance

MEDIUM

Recommended Action

Boil water for at least 1 minute prior to use. This includes for drinking purposes, washing of fruits and vegetables and brushing teeth. Do not drink from any public drinking fountains supplied with water from the public water supply. Use an alternative water source known to be safe. Listen for updates on the situation.

Description

A Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory has been issued for the Hamlet of Livelong. This advisory is for the entire community of Livelong and for any individuals who may access water the Hamlet of Livelong water system. This advisory is in effect until further notice.

Area Description

Hamlet of Livelong

Issued By

SK Provincial Emergency Communications Centre

Public Safety Alert

Issued at 12:04 Wednesday 20 January 2021
Importance

MEDIUM

Recommended Action

Information on COVID 19 can be found at Saskatchewan.ca COVID 19

Description

This emergency advisory alert is being issued for the province of Saskatchewan. All travelers returning from outside of Canada are subject to a mandatory 14 day self isolation order. Violation of the order may result in a fine of 2000 dollars.

Area Description

Province of Saskatchewan

Issued By

SK Provincial Emergency Communications Centre

Extreme Cold Warning

Issued at 11:13 Tuesday 26 January 2021
Summary

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Extreme cold continues in parts of southern Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba this morning. Wind chills of minus 40 or colder will return tonight for parts of southern Manitoba and southern Saskatchewan near the Manitoba border.

An Arctic ridge of high pressure continues to give frigid temperatures to the southern prairies. Temperatures in the minus thirties along with winds of 10 to 15 km/h are producing extreme cold windchills of minus 40 or colder. Some moderation will occur on this afternoon, but some regions may experience extreme cold again tonight and Wednesday morning.

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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.



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