Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for several areas of Saskatchewan.
Meterologist Terri Lang says the snow has started in some places and will keep falling through Wednesday with 10 to 15 centimeters of snow expected in a line from the southwest corner through Swift Current up to Saskatoon and through to Prince Albert and the Melfort-Nipawin areas.
Snowfall warnings were issued for the areas of Shaunavon, Maple Creek, Val Marie and Cypress Hills.
At least five to 10 centimetres of snow fell Tuesday morning and up to 25 centimetres is expected by the end of Wednesday.
Parts of northern Saskatchewan remained under a snowfall warning Wednesday, including Pelican Narrows, Cumberland House and Creighton.
The City of Saskatoon was also placed under a snowfall warning
As for the Regina area, as of Wednesday morning, no weather advisories were in effect, however rain mixed with snow and cold wind have been forecastedl.
Overnight, Highway Hotline issued a Travel Not Recommended advisory in the Swift Current area because of reduced visibility and slippery conditions. Many other regions also received advisories.
David Phillips, senior climatologist with Environment Canada, says the record cold daytime-high was set at plus two in 1925 – and the thermometer may struggle to reach that level Wednesday or Thursday.
Motorists have been dealing with icy and snowy conditions in many parts of Saskatchewan.
Early morning images from Highway Hotline cameras showed vividly how quickly the snow arrived.