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Summer turning up the heat this week

Jul 11, 2022 | 11:46am

Mother Nature will be turning up the heat. Regina will see highs ranging from the high 20s to the low 30’s this week, with Saturday and Sunday topping off the week at 33°c. Terri Lang, a meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, said that the heat is going to stick around for next week. […]

Southern Sask will see warmer than normal summer but not the same as last year

Jul 5, 2022 | 4:59am

Environment Canada says summer 2022 in southern Saskatchewan will be warmer than normal. Senior climatologist David Phillips says this summer in Southern Saskatchewan will not see the same heat wave this year as 2021. He says the weather will be warmer than normal but not the same heat blast as last year. Phillips says rainfall […]

Eleven places set high temperature records Saturday

Jun 19, 2022 | 11:41am

Unless you were looking directly at the calendar Saturday, one might have assumed it was a regular summer day. But the late spring Saturday brought a hot flash for many in the province, with 11 different places setting high temperature records for the day, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. Moose Jaw reached up […]

Sunburn, heat exhaustion major ailments when it gets hot out

Jun 17, 2022 | 2:58pm

With the temperature expected to hit the low to mid-30s through much of southern Saskatchewan Saturday – and the humidex even beyond that – the sun will be baking hot, so be careful going outside. Dr. Maurice Hennink with the Saskatchewan Health Authority offers a tip for those planning any outdoor work tomorrow. “If you’ve […]

Last weekend of spring will feel like summer

Jun 17, 2022 | 12:00pm

Plenty of water and shade will be needed in Saskatchewan this weekend. Heat advisories have been issued for western and central areas of the province with the humidex possibly reaching +40 degrees on Saturday.  Moose Jaw, Swift Current, Battlefords, Kindersley and Outlook areas are all under advisories. Environment Canada’s Alyssa Pederson explains that an upper […]

Heat Warnings issued for west and central Saskatchewan

Jun 17, 2022 | 5:34am

Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for the western and central Saskatchewan. Moose Jaw, Swift Current, Outlook, Battlefords and Kindersley areas are all under heat advisories as the first major heat event hits Saskatchewan this weekend. The warnings are in place because humidex values could exceed +40 on Saturday. Heat warnings are issued when very […]

Extreme heat making a weekend stop in Regina

Jun 15, 2022 | 12:18pm

Summer does not officially begin until next week, but it will feel like it this weekend. The current forecast for Saturday shows a high of +32. Environment Canada’s Terri Lang says a weather front will be moving in from the United States that will bring the heat beginning on Friday. “We’ll have a ridge of […]

Average May weather returns

May 24, 2022 | 12:02pm

The May long weekend usually signals the beginning of summer in Saskatchewan On Monday, the day time high went pass the 21 degrees along with plenty of sunshine. Environment Canada’s Terri Lang says the nice weather should continue for the most part this week. “We do have some showers, thunder showers kind of floating around […]

Hot and dry September in Saskatchewan

Oct 2, 2021 | 11:46am

The September weather stats from Environment Canada are in and as expected September was a very warm month in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon recorded its 14th warmest September on record with a monthly mean temperature of 13.7 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, Prince Albert recorded its 11th warmest September ever with a monthly mean temperature of 12.8. Terri Lang […]

17 Saskatchewan communities set heat records Saturday

Sep 20, 2021 | 2:49pm

Environment Canada says a number of heat records were smashed in Saskatchewan on Saturday as the temperature went above the 30 degree mark in many centers. In all, 17 places in the province including Regina and Moose Jaw saw the record beat. Regina saw the temperature get up to 33,3 degrees celsius which broke the […]