cold weather

Brutally cold weather reaches deep into lower United States, causing dozens of deaths

Brutally cold weather reaches deep into lower United States, causing dozens of deaths

Jan 21, 2024 | 10:28am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Much of the U.S. remained gripped by deadly Arctic weather Sunday — with subfreezing conditions reaching as far south as Texas and Florida. But the numbing cold is expected to ease up in the coming days. Freezing rain, sleet and high wind gusts later Sunday would make traveling in parts of […]

Incoming storm may pose challenges for calving this time of year

Apr 17, 2023 | 3:40pm

Old Man Winter isn’t quite done with Saskatchewan just yet. Earlier today, Environment Canada issued a special weather statement that has since been changed to a winter storm watch, covering the south and southeast portions of the province. The federal weather agency says a Colorado Low is expected to drop 10 to 25 cm of […]

Cold Snap Cancels Busses for School Divisions

Dec 7, 2022 | 7:50am

The extreme cold gripping the province has caused  school divisions to cancel  bus services for the day. All Regina Public Schools  buses have been cancelled for the day. Regina Catholic Schools have also announced all of their bus services have been cancelled for the day. Additionally: Muscowpetung Education Centre is closed Standing Buffalo has cancelled […]

Bus Cancellations for Friday, March 11

Mar 11, 2022 | 6:54am

Due to the extreme cold weather, school bus routes transporting students within the Indian Head Weather Tower area for Prairie Valley School Division are cancelled. Buses are expected to operating in the afternoon. Any planned curricular or extra-curricular trips scheduled to depart prior to noon will be cancelled. The following communities are without buses for […]

Cold Weather Cancels IceVille January 4th-6th.

Jan 4, 2022 | 11:20am

Old man winter has forced iceville to close for a short period of time. The popular attraction will be closed from January 4th to 6th. Real made the decision to close out of interest for staff and guest safety due to temperatures in the city of Regina Dipping to dangerous levels. IceVille will reopen January […]

Sask. sets power consumption record thanks to recent extreme cold

Dec 30, 2021 | 9:48am

Saskatchewan has set a new one-day power consumption record, thanks to the recent snap of extreme cold we’re experiencing. SaskPower said the new record was set just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, when Saskatchewan homes used almost 3,900 megawatts of power. That’s 76 megawatts, or enough to power 7,600 homes in the province, more than […]

Record lows hit southern Sask. as April felt more like early March this morning

Apr 23, 2021 | 10:37am

If it was January, it would’ve been quite a pleasant morning on Friday. However considering we’re a week away from May, it was a bone chilling morning in many communities across Saskatchewan. In fact Environment Canada’s Terri Lang says a 112-year-old record was broken in Moose Jaw. “Moose Jaw squeaked by their old record of […]

“It was rough!” Regina man describes dealing with extreme cold snap in Texas

Feb 23, 2021 | 7:46am

“It’s the worst I’ve ever seen it, but we’re out of the woods now.” That is what a Regina man who has been living in Fort Worth, Texas is saying about the extreme cold weather that hit the state last week. Paul Giokas is familiar with cold weather having endured it in Saskatchewan, but he […]

For second time this week, SaskEnergy breaks natural gas usage record

Feb 12, 2021 | 5:15pm

With Saskatchewan still firmly in the grips of a polar vortex, a natural gas usage record has been set for the second time this week. SaskEnergy said 1.59 petajoules was set from 9 a.m Thursday to 9 a.m Friday breaking the old record of 1.57 petajoules set Tuesday. It is the eighth straight winter where […]

Tips to keep in mind during frigid weather conditions

Feb 12, 2021 | 3:46pm

The Canadian Red Cross is offering a few tips to residents on how to stay safe during the recent cold spell on the prairies. The organization says it’s important to be aware of five items when the temperatures drop this low: Prevention; Recognizing hypothermia; Understanding frostbite; Providing first aid for hypothermia and frostbite; and Understanding […]