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 […]

Farmers’ Market vendors adapting in year of COVID-19, scorching heat

Jul 29, 2021 | 7:53am

An easing pandemic, and blistering heat has made for quite an interesting year so far at the Regina Farmers’ Market. Wayne Gienow of Lincoln Gardens, is one of the market’s many vendors, and he says despite everything, business is going quite well. “The vegetables are fine, we irrigate and take care of them,” said Gienow. […]

Temperatures to hover around 30°C this week in Regina

Jul 26, 2021 | 6:51am

Saskatchewan can expect another heat wave this week. While it won’t be as severe as earlier this summer, temperatures around the 30 degree mark are expected for most of the week, with little to no rain in sight. Environment Canada Meteorologist Eric Dykes says sustained heat in the south is leading to heat warnings. “The […]

SHA issues tips for heat, air quality safety for Saskatchewan residents

Jul 16, 2021 | 4:26pm

A few tips to beat the heat were sent out by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Residents are reminded to be on the lookout for heat-related illnesses such as heat rash, heat fainting, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. A good way to beat the heat is staying out of the sun during peak hours, staying hydrated, […]

Sask. berry farmers looking to move on from ‘disastrous’ year

Jul 16, 2021 | 6:15am

Saskatchewan berry farmers are reeling after a year of wacky weather followed by scorching heat, Donna Demyen, who owns Qu’Appelle’s Ol Mill Berries, says the heat won’t do much damage simply because there’s not much of a crop left. “The heat probably isn’t because we never had anything because of the wind, the late spring, […]

Heat records smashed across Saskatchewan

Jul 3, 2021 | 3:54pm

Regina was one of 34 communities in Saskatchewan to break the record for the hottest July 2 on record. Environment Canada says the mercury hit 35.3 degrees Celsius breaking the old record set in 1886. Some other places that set records included Broadview, Coronach, Eastend, Elbow, La Ronge, Lucky Lake (40.0 C), Maple Creek, Melfort, […]

Several options in Regina to beat the heat

Jun 30, 2021 | 8:47pm

With some extreme heat hitting Regina over the next few days, the City wants to let people know of places where they can keep cool, stay hydrated and stay safe. There are numerous places that can assist with you in efforts to cool down City buses also provide a safe and cool place for anyone […]

Latest crop report rates Sask fields fair to good

Jun 30, 2021 | 10:16am

  Saskatchewan crops are rated fair to good in this week’s crop report. Provincially, crops are around 60 percent at normal stages of development for this time of year. Most of the province had rainfall this week, but it was not enough to improve soil moisture conditions or offset the effects of the current heat […]

Heat warnings issued for several parts of Saskatchewan

Jun 13, 2021 | 5:45pm

Get out the sunscreen and turn those fans or that air conditioning on. Heat warnings were issued Sunday afternoon for western and central Saskatchewan including Kindersley, Rosetown, Swift Current, Saskatoon, the Battlefords, Prince Albert, Shaunavon and the Cypress Hills. An upper ridge of high pressure is building into the province from the West coast. It […]

Special Weather Statements issued as Mother Nature set to turn up the heat in Saskatchewan

Jun 1, 2021 | 7:11am

Special Weather Statements are in place across most of Saskatchewan Tuesday morning, including for Regina, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Swift Current and Prince Albert. Environment Canada says a ridge of high pressure will bring daytime highs into the low to mid 30’s for the rest of the week, starting Wednesday. A reprieve from the hottest temperatures […]