extreme cold

Blast of arctic air over Western Canada could bring wind chill that feels like -55

Blast of arctic air over Western Canada could bring wind chill that feels like -55

Jan 11, 2024 | 8:25am
Extreme cold and bitter winds are pushing in from the Arctic through Yukon, the Northwest Territories, B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan, bringing wind chill that feels as low as -55 in some regions.  The warnings of “the first arctic intrusion of the year” from Environment Canada cover parts of the territories and Saskatchewan, much of central and northern […]

Extreme Cold Warnings Continue

Feb 22, 2023 | 9:18am

It was a “battery test” morning for most people firing up their vehicles this morning. In Regina, windchill was around -40 this morning, with a temperature of minus 30.  That’s enough to make any car shudder on start up. These extremely cold temperatures will be with us through the rest of the week, but by […]

Extreme cold warnings in province as mercury plummets tonight

Dec 6, 2022 | 11:29am

Bundle up tonight! Saskatchewan tonight will be cold, as nearly all areas in the province have an extreme cold warning. The coldest windchill values will be between minus 40 and minus 45 overnight, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. Regina has a forecast low of -33 with a windchill of -43. The extremely cold […]

Blowing snow advisory returns to Saskatchewan

Mar 10, 2022 | 7:23am

It’s a bad case of deja vu in Saskatchewan on Thursday as another blowing snow advisory has been issued for Regina along with the majority of the province. Winds are expected to increase during the day according to Environment Canada’s Shannon Moodie, she noted the weather front Saskatchewan will be experiencing today will be similar […]

Sask. sets energy consumption record for fifth time in two weeks Thursday

Jan 7, 2022 | 6:40am

SaskEnergy says for the fifth time in the last two weeks a new energy consumption record has been set in the province thanks to the extreme cold. On Thursday an estimated 1.66 petajoules was used, beating the previous record that was set December 29th. SaskEnergy measures daily natural gas consumption for the 24-hour period from […]

WEATHER ALERT: Extreme cold warnings remain for much of Saskatchewan Friday

Feb 12, 2021 | 5:01am

It’s getting better in the northern part of the province, but the extreme cold remains for most of Saskatchewan for Friday. Environment Canada says the Artic ridge of high pressure continues to hover over Saskatchewan and Manitoba, keeping cold temperatures in both provinces. Winds between 10-20 km/h are causing extreme wind chill values of -40°C […]

All of Sask under extreme cold warning

Feb 6, 2021 | 10:06am

Extreme cold warnings are in place for the entire province as artic air blankets Saskatchewan. Environment Canada is expecting wind chills to be anywhere between -40 and -50 throughout the weekend. The cold won’t leave any time soon, as the cold snap is expected to last throughout the week. They are also reminding people when […]

Warming shelter to be busy as Regina suffers deep freeze

Feb 6, 2021 | 9:27am

Regina’s warming shelters will be seeing more traffic over the next few days due to plummeting temperatures. Awasiw: A Place of Hope is one of those centres that has been serving the community as a warming station since December. But Wanda Rockthunder with Awasiw says one of her concerns is how busy they will be […]

Another cold night across southern Saskatchewan; warmup on the way

Jan 18, 2020 | 5:11pm

They are three words that have become quite familiar to Saskatchewan residents in January, but those words “Extreme Cold Warning” will soon be a thing of the past with many hoping that is it for the winter. However, frigid air remains over parts of Saskatchewan meaning that extreme cold warning remains in effect for Saturday […]