severe thunderstorms

Severe thunderstorm watches issued for southern Sask.

Aug 27, 2020 | 3:06pm

Environment Canada has issued severe thunderstorm watches and warnings for southwest Saskatchewan. Humboldt, Outlook, Swift Current and their surrounding areas were under warnings, but they have since been lifted. Regina, Moose Jaw, Maple Creek, and Fort Qu’Appelle are also under watches. The agency says that as these thunderstorms move east they may become severe with […]

No confirmed tornadoes after warning issued southeast of Regina on Wednesday

Aug 13, 2020 | 5:41am

Right from the noon hour on Wednesday, severe thunderstorm activity was present in eastern and southeastern Saskatchewan. One area in particular saw significant rotation in a storm which prompted Environment Canada to issue a tornado warning for areas just south of Indian Head down towards Francis. Meteorologist Kyle McAulay said as of Thursday morning they […]

Severe Thunderstorms pushing through southeastern Sask. Friday morning

Aug 7, 2020 | 5:03am

Severe Thunderstorm activity is making it’s way through southeastern Saskatchewan early Friday morning. While Regina remains under a watch, some areas are under a warning. That includes Weyburn, Estevan and Carlyle as of 5:00 a.m. as well as Moosomin. Environment Canada says storms this morning that become severe may produce loonie sized hail, strong wind […]

Strong winds and heavy rain hit Regina Thursday night after a hot and humid day

Jul 24, 2020 | 6:43am

The hot and humid conditions on Thursday meant it was another afternoon and evening of active weather for parts of the province, including the city of Regina. Shortly after 9:00 p.m. a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for the city. Heavy rain and intense lightning passed over for about 15 to 20 minutes, but according […]

Funnel clouds spotted in Bengough area as more wild weather hits southern Sask.

Jul 11, 2020 | 11:18am

Severe thunderstorms once again rocked southern Saskatchewan Friday night. Environment Canada confirmed that funnel clouds were spotted in the Bengough area, but whether or not a tornado touched down is still undetermined. Meteorologist Eric Dykes says that the funnel cloud was very short-lived. “We have no confirmation of it contacting the surface whatsoever, nor do […]

Sask. farm blocked off after train derailment

Jul 8, 2020 | 3:33pm

A Saskatchewan farmer woke up to an unexpected inconvenience Wednesday after a train derailed overnight Tuesday, blocking her property. Joy Guider, who lives near Halbrite, says she heard a lot of noise during a storm that hit the area Tuesday, but she thought that it was something else. “We were having a storm and the […]

Storms capable of large hail and tornadoes possible in SW Sask. on Tuesday

Jul 7, 2020 | 10:38am

It could be another night of severe weather for parts of southwestern Saskatchewan on Tuesday. Meteorologist Dan Kulak says the southwest is where conditions are most favorable. “Yes, the biggest threat is in the far southwest part of Saskatchewan where hail close to the size of tennis balls is possible, and there may even be […]

Severe thunderstorms bring torrential rain to parts of southern Sask. Monday night

Jun 30, 2020 | 6:09am

Severe thunderstorms brought some heavy rain to parts of southeastern Saskatchewan Monday night. Environment Canada’s Brad Vrolijk said the storms were at their worst when they crossed the U.S border and passed by the Minton and Gladmar area. He said they do not have official rainfall totals yet, but it is not a stretch to […]

Tuesday night storms bring hail to areas north of Regina

Jun 17, 2020 | 6:00am

It was another night of severe thunderstorm activity across parts of Saskatchewan on Tuesday, with hail being the main concern. Environment Canada’s Brad Vroijk said stones as large as golf balls were seen north of Regina. “We got a report last night out of Southey, and they had very large hail, they saw golf ball […]