‘Old MacDonald went broke’: Technology helps grain farmers confront weather woes

‘Old MacDonald went broke’: Technology helps grain farmers confront weather woes

Mar 13, 2024 | 8:55am
British Columbia grain farmer Malcolm Odermatt says all he can do is pray for rain this spring after repeated droughts sabotaged his harvest last year. Odermatt, who is also the president of the BC Grain Growers Association, has been working with his father since 2012 to farm about 2,000 acres of land in the Peace […]
Warm but ‘moody’ spring expected across most of Canada: Weather Network forecast

Warm but ‘moody’ spring expected across most of Canada: Weather Network forecast

Feb 28, 2024 | 10:10am
Most Canadians can look forward to a warmer-than-normal spring, but they should also brace for the season’s “profound mood swings,” according to The Weather Network’s latest outlook.  The forecast released Wednesday predicts that the unusually mild winter seen across much of the country thanks to El Niño conditions will pave the way for even more […]

If you can’t stand the heat… SaskPower has some tips

Jul 24, 2023 | 3:23pm

It was hot over the weekend, but it’ll be even hotter today and tomorrow here in the Queen City. A big ridge of high pressure is pumping heat into southern Saskatchewan. “Right now there’s an upper ridge sitting over a lot of the southern prairies, generally causing pretty clear skies and really warm temperatures,” Meteorologist […]

Hot, Humid, and Smokey in Saskatchewan

Jul 22, 2023 | 7:20am

“Heat Warnings” in the south, “air quality advisories” in the north. That sums up the weather forecast for Saskatchewan was we close in on the unofficial mid point of summer. Smoke from wildfires is brings smokey skies to most of Saskatchewan, but in the north it has triggered “air quality advisories”, essentially from Montreal Lake […]

Hot Weekend Ahead

Jul 21, 2023 | 2:08pm

The heat is on. This weekend the thermometer will begin pushing into the 30’s with a potential high temperature of 35 degrees on tap for Monday. “Its already happening in south western Saskatchewan and southern Alberta” according to Samantha Mouti with Environment and Climate Change Canada. “There’s a ridge of high pressure building on the […]

Air Quality Advisories Blanket Most of Saskatchewan

Jun 13, 2023 | 12:50pm

Saskatchewan is being blanketed by smoke, and there are a number of air quality advisories. Most of the smoky conditions are north of Fort Qu’Appelle,  Last Mountain Lake, and Melville. The alerts basically run border to border, east and west across the province. South of that, Regina, Moose Jaw and the southern section of Saskatchewan […]

The heatwave returns to Regina just in time for the Labor Day Classic

Sep 4, 2022 | 8:14am

The heat wave continues for Regina and the surrounding areas. Environment and Climate Change Canada issued a heat warning for the city since we’re expecting highs around 33 degrees over the next two days. This is just in time as thousands of people get ready to flood into Mosaic Stadium for the Labour Day Classic […]

Hot, hot heat builds into southern Saskatchewan

Jul 15, 2022 | 11:46am

A heat warning has been issued for the weekend, with temperatures in the low to mid 30s and the low temps hitting about 16 degrees for the next few days. Terri Lang with Environment and Climate Change Canada said the temperatures will start climbing today with a ridge of upper high pressure building in Western Canada. “We […]

SaskPower gives tips on how to stay cool and efficient in the heat

Jul 12, 2022 | 2:42pm

With the heat getting turned up this week in Saskatchewan, SaskPower is reminding residents of a few tips to keep them and their power bills cool. Scott McGregor, a spokesperson for SaskPower, said that with hotter temperatures incoming, energy efficiency is essential to promote.  “One of the most important things that you can do is […]