rainfall

Rainfall warning in place for southern, southeastern Saskatchewan

May 11, 2023 | 12:37pm

Some good news if you like lots of rain on weekends and you live in the southern or southeastern part of the province: A rainfall warning has been issued for Estevan, Weyburn, Assiniboia, Coronach and Gravelbourg. About 40-60 millimeters of rain in total is expected and higher amounts are possible. Much less is expected in […]

Rain coming on Sunday for many in southern Saskatchewan

May 27, 2022 | 2:43pm

Although there is a chance of showers Friday, this weekend will be starting out with blue skies and temperatures slightly above seasonal Saturday. But things take a turn for the wet on Sunday. Terri Lang with Environment and Climate Change Canada said the province’s southeast is forecast to receive more rain Sunday than the southwest. […]

Power fully restored in southeast

Apr 29, 2022 | 5:44am

After repairs over the last four days, SaskPower was able to complete their work in the southeast. SaskPower was able to restore power to all of the affected customers on Thursday afternoon at around 2:00. Crews from all over the province spent a significant amount throughout the week restoring power to the area. The visiting […]

Southeast appears to be avoiding heavy rainfall

Apr 29, 2022 | 5:39am

It looks like it will be a little bit more peaceful in the southeast this weekend. After back to back weekends of winter storm events in April, it appears no significant weather events will occur in the area. Environment Canada no longer has a special weather statement issued for the Carlyle and Moosomin areas. The […]

This week’s moisture in Sask. welcome break from summer drought

Oct 15, 2021 | 5:25am

The provincial crops extension specialist says this week’s precipitation is important for improving soil moisture. Rain and snow has fallen overnight but amounts vary across the grainbelt. Saskatchewan agriculture crops extension specialist Matt Struthers says any moisture is welcome after a year of drought. Struthers says farmland needs precipitation before freeze-up to enable the soil […]

City urges people to avoid flooded areas as city recovers from heavy rainfall

Jun 11, 2021 | 2:30pm

The City of Regina is urging motorists to avoid flooded roads and underpasses after 50-60 mm of rain fell in the Queen City. Helene Henning-Hill with the city says fire crews have had a busy day rescuing people from flooded underpasses. “The Fire Department has had to rescue several vehicles from the Albert Street underpass, […]

April weather stats show very dry and cooler than normal

May 5, 2021 | 5:31am

Environment Canada says precipitation in Regina last month was 77 percent below normal. Meteorologist Terri Lang says Regina had 5.6 millimeters of precipitation last month, well below the average of 24 millimeters. She adds it was cooler than normal. Lang says the average temperature in Regina in April was 3.9 degrees, 9-tenths of one degree […]

Harvest advancing rapidly across southern Sask.

Aug 27, 2020 | 4:46am

The combines are rolling across the southern Saskatchewan grainbelt. The crop extension specialist in Weyburn, Sherri Roberts, estimates harvest at around 40 percent complete in parts of the southeast. She says insects have caused some crop loss. Roberts expects above average production for some producers but says sporadic rainfall will mean reduced yields in some […]

Sask crops advance rapidly with hot dry weather

Jul 30, 2020 | 10:10am

  Crops are developing rapidly across the province with this week’s hot dry weather. The latest provincial crop report says rainfall varied this past week from a trace to 50 millimeters or two inches around Indian Head and Neilburg. Cropland topsoil moisture is rated two percent surplus, 71 percent adequate, 22 percent short and five […]