A frigid air mass which settled over southern Saskatchewan for most of the weekend is about to be ushered out by much warmer weather.
A winter storm brought brisk wind chills and snow on Sunday.
But a drastic change is ahead for Regina on Wednesday as temperatures are expected to be much milder..
Dave Baggaley with Environment Canada says residents will still have to bundle up on Monday as brisk winds along with a colder temperature will still remain in southern Saskatchewan.
“On Wednesday, we’re looking at temperatures well above freezing,” says Baggaley. “It’s that Pacific air mass flowing through. It’s a slow-moving system, so we’re looking at plus temperatures for the rest of the week.”
Wednesday’s daytime high is forecast to be near 6C.
In the meantime. snowfall in southern regions in Saskatchewan Sunday several centimetres in the worst-hit areas.
As a result, a few accidents were reported on Regina city streets.
Police were called to the NE corner of Albert and Sask Drive Sunday afternoon as well, there was a two-vehicle collision at Winnipeg and Arcola.
In the meantime, Highway Hotline is reminding motorists it’s best to check your route before highway travel.
Images posted to social media Sunday showed some highways as being snow-covered.
With Monday’s brisk wind in the forecast, blowing snow is expected on major routes in southern Saskatchewan.
Travellers should also check their flights Monday.
Two storms raging in Ontario and Eastern Canada may cause delays in arrivals and departures.