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State of emergency following massive snowfall in St. John’s Newfoundland hits Day 5

Jan 21, 2020 | 11:44am

Residents of St. John’s, N.L., were lining up for food today as supermarkets opened for the first time since last week’s massive blizzard to allow people to restock supplies. The lineup at one Sobey’s store stretched around the parking lot and out into the street by the time doors opened at 10 a.m. The city […]

From 40 below to above zero; Saskatchewan’s weather does a dramatic 180

Jan 21, 2020 | 7:00am

After not wanting to be outside last week because of the extreme cold, it may be hard to keep people indoors this week as warmer air rushes into Saskatchewan producing temperatures well above normal for this time of year. The normal high for this time of year is minus 11, but some places in the […]

Another cold night across southern Saskatchewan; warmup on the way

Jan 18, 2020 | 5:11pm

They are three words that have become quite familiar to Saskatchewan residents in January, but those words “Extreme Cold Warning” will soon be a thing of the past with many hoping that is it for the winter. However, frigid air remains over parts of Saskatchewan meaning that extreme cold warning remains in effect for Saturday […]

Newfoundland and Labrador reeling in the wake of monster blizzard

Jan 18, 2020 | 8:56am

States of emergency, as well as blizzard and storm surge warnings, remained in effect in parts of eastern Newfoundland and Labrador early this morning. This intense snowfall that buried St. John’s and many other communities bringing them to a standstill on Friday slowed overnight, and according to Environment Canada was expected to end later this […]

Extreme cold warnings issued for southern Sask.

Jan 17, 2020 | 4:26pm

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for the southern half of the province. The weather agency says light to moderate northwesterly winds combined with temperatures in the low minus twenties will produce windchill values of -40 or lower overnight into Saturday morning. Windchill values will moderate during the day on Saturday but will […]

Frigid conditions mean record natural gas usage

Jan 16, 2020 | 1:12pm

This cold snap we are going through has meant a new daily natural gas consumption record. SaskEnergy says the record of 1.50 PetaJoules which was set in December of 2018 and tied last February has been broken three times this week. The new records are: Monday, Jan. 13 to Tuesday Jan. 14: 1.53 PJ Tuesday […]

Extreme cold affecting school buses; none running in Regina Thursday

Jan 16, 2020 | 8:25am

With windchills in Regina hitting minus 45, it means you won’t be seeing school buses on Thursday. While schools remain open, both the Regina Public and Catholic school divisions have cancelled student transportation.  Parents are urged to report any absences so all kids can be accounted for. Buses are also not running in the Prairie […]

Sask. faces a deep freeze

Jan 15, 2020 | 5:18am

The extreme cold warning continues for western Canada and most of Saskatchewan. Environment Canada says extreme cold wind chill values of -40 to -46 are being reported over most of southern and central Saskatchewan Wednesday morning. These extreme wind chill values will moderate somewhat during the day, but even colder wind chill values are expected the […]

Extreme cold warnings throughout Sask. Friday

Jan 10, 2020 | 4:46am

Environment Canada continues its extreme cold warnings for west-central and northern Saskatchewan. The weather agency says a period of very cold wind chills is expected. Extreme wind chills colder than minus 40 will continue Friday morning. Wind chills will moderate late this morning, as temperatures warm. It says risks are greater for young children, older […]

Snowfall warning for west-central Sask.

Jan 7, 2020 | 3:19pm

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for west-central Saskatchewan. The weather agency says a total of 10 to 15 cm is expected. It explain that a low pressure system is forecast to cross the prairies over the next few days, bringing snow with it. Snow will begin overnight tonight and last until Wednesday evening. By […]