extreme cold

Extreme cold affecting school buses; none running in Regina Thursday

Jan 16, 2020 | 8:25am

With windchills in Regina hitting minus 45, it means you won’t be seeing school buses on Thursday. While schools remain open, both the Regina Public and Catholic school divisions have cancelled student transportation.  Parents are urged to report any absences so all kids can be accounted for. Buses are also not running in the Prairie […]

Long waits for tow trucks Wednesday

Jan 15, 2020 | 10:45am

The cold weather is giving people some troubles getting out of the house. CAA Saskatchewan says it has received an influx of calls for tow trucks and battery boosts. CAA’s Christine Niemczyk said at this time, operators will not be able to give an estimated time of arrival, adding that first thing Wednesday morning it […]

Sask. faces a deep freeze

Jan 15, 2020 | 5:18am

The extreme cold warning continues for western Canada and most of Saskatchewan. Environment Canada says extreme cold wind chill values of -40 to -46 are being reported over most of southern and central Saskatchewan Wednesday morning. These extreme wind chill values will moderate somewhat during the day, but even colder wind chill values are expected the […]

Paratransit buses cancelled for Regina Schools Tuesday

Jan 14, 2020 | 6:38am

Paratransit buses are cancelled for Regina Public and Catholic Schools Tuesday morning due to the extreme cold. Both organizations said due to the extreme cold windchill values, paratransit services are cancelled for the day, but all other buses are running. All schools remain open as well. Those affected will be contacted by school officials. Due […]

Saskatchewan’s deep freeze to last at least a week according to Environment Canada

Jan 13, 2020 | 3:20pm

Environment Canada says this cold snap Saskatchewan is experiencing is only beginning. Temperature are forecasted to be between the minus 30’s and 40’s this week, and that doesn’t include the windchill factor. Meteorologist Terri Lang said this is what people expect in a Saskatchewan winter. “I think we kind of got spoiled a little bit […]

Extreme cold continues in parts of Sask.

Jan 13, 2020 | 5:26am

Extreme cold warnings continue for parts of Saskatchewan. Environment Canada continues the warning for parts of west-central and northern Saskatchewan. The weather agency says wind chill values of minus 40 to 50 will continue through most of the week. Some brief moderation in wind chill may occur during the afternoon hours. Click here for updates.

Extreme cold warnings throughout Sask. Friday

Jan 10, 2020 | 4:46am

Environment Canada continues its extreme cold warnings for west-central and northern Saskatchewan. The weather agency says a period of very cold wind chills is expected. Extreme wind chills colder than minus 40 will continue Friday morning. Wind chills will moderate late this morning, as temperatures warm. It says risks are greater for young children, older […]

Extreme cold warning in west-central Sask.

Jan 9, 2020 | 3:46pm

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for west-central parts of the province. This includes areas around Meadow Lake, Prince Albert and the Battlefords. The weather agency says an arctic ridge of high pressure sinks into the area overnight, bringing an overnight low near minus 30. Combined with even light winds of 10 km/h, […]

Extreme cold warnings continue in northern Sask.

Dec 16, 2019 | 5:31am

Bitter cold is expected to continue in northern Saskatchewan throughout Monday. Environment Canada says extreme cold is forecasted for Monday night with wind chill values reaching minus 45 or lower. The weather agency says you should dress warmly and dress in layers so that you can remove if you get too warm. The outer layer […]

Extreme cold warnings issued for northern and eastern Sask.

Dec 13, 2019 | 4:17pm

The bitter cold will continue into next week according to Environment Canada. The weather agency says a cold arctic airmass is expected to remain in place throughout the remainder of this week and into mid next week. Wind chill values will moderate for most regions during the day, then once again fall into the minus […]