Snowfall warnings in southwest Saskatchewan continue Monday as a storm system – which is part of the system in BC and Alberta – continues to slowly move east.
Saskatchewan RCMP dealt with at least two serious collisions as the system slowly inched its way over the province.
Regina Police have dealt with several accidents – generally in intersections – as icy conditions are prevailing, despite city workers trying to plow away the snow.
According to Environment Canada, this is considered a ‘long period of snowfall’ with about 30cm expected in some southern regions.
The weather office says bands of snow entered southwestern Saskatchewan Sunday night and should gradually taper off later on Monday.
The system is gradually moving east, with southeast Saskatchewan under the snowfall warnings.
Highway Hotline has been reporting poor visibility, snow build-up on some routes and icy sections underneath the snow.
Motorists are advised to use caution if on the highways Monday and always check your route first.
SaskPower had its fair share of snowfall headaches overnight.
The utility reported at least two outages Ross Industrial, Highland Park area and Broad & 1st to Albert Street.
Power was expected to be restored by the morning commute.