weather

Funnel cloud advisory issued for southwest Saskatchewan

Jul 16, 2019 | 3:24pm

Environment Canada has issued a weather advisory for the southwest portion of the province. The weather agency says conditions will be favourable for the development of funnel clouds in and around Assiniboia, Rosetown, Leader, Moose Jaw and Maple Creek. These types of funnel clouds are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak […]

Saskatchewan nearing average amount of tornadoes for the season and its only mid-July

Jul 16, 2019 | 10:29am

The clean-up was on in several Saskatchewan communities over the weekend after a series of storms blew through both Saturday and Sunday night. While what happened in Eston on Sunday is officially being classified as a plough wind, Environment Canada says there have been 11 confirmed tornadoes this season which is just below the 30-year […]

Cleanup underway in Eston after Sunday’s storm

Jul 15, 2019 | 1:34pm

Much of the activity in the town of Eston on Monday is centred on cleaning up after a powerful storm ripped through Sunday night. Environment Canada can’t say yet if a plow-wind or tornado was responsible for the damage which hit the town, 60 kilometers southeast of Kindersley, around 8:00 PM. Emergency measures co-ordinator Duane […]

Severe damage reported in Eston after storm rolls through Sunday night

Jul 14, 2019 | 11:45pm

UPDATE – There is a lot of clean-up to be done in the town of Eston, about 60 kilometers southeast of Kindersley, after a storm ripped through the town on Sunday night. Pictures from the town through social media show widespread damage, with most of it centered in the town’s west end. The town has […]

More stormy weather expected in Saskatchewan Sunday

Jul 14, 2019 | 1:23pm

With the conditions being hot and humid, it is expected parts of Saskatchewan will see thunderstorms before Sunday is over. Environment Canada has issued severe thunderstorm watches for much of central Saskatchewan, but it is thought those watches could expand into southern Saskatchewan and turn into warnings before the day is over. As was the case […]

Severe Thunderstorm warnings in Central and South-Central Saskatchewan

Jul 8, 2019 | 2:25pm

Environment Canada has issued several severe thunderstorm warnings and watches across the province. The weather agency says there is a severe thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind gusts and up to nickel size hail. An intense thunderstorm near the International Border may be producing nickel sized hail as well. Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when […]

Tornado watch out for parts of southern Saskatchewan

Jul 7, 2019 | 11:46am

Sunday night could see storms roll across much of Saskatchewan. Environment Canada has issued a tornado watch for areas that include the City of Regina, Moose Jaw, Estevan and Weyburn along with the Assiniboia, Gravelbourg, Fort Qu’Appelle and Indian Head regions.  There are reports that some areas in the southeast have been hit hard by […]

Canada Day storm delays Riders-Argos game

Jul 1, 2019 | 8:15pm

Monday’s Riders-Argos game had to be stopped because of a weather delay late in the first half. After a Cody Fajardo touchdown run, the officials stepped in and sent the two teams off the field due to a storm blowing into Regina that featured lightning that was within 15 kilometers of the stadium.   It is […]

Tornado warning issued for SW corner of Saskatchewan

Jul 1, 2019 | 3:09pm

Those in the southwest part of Saskatchewan should brace themselves for the possibility of extreme severe weather on Canada Day. Environment Canada has issued a tornado warning for the Shaunavon-Maple Creek-Val Marie-Cypress Hills region.  There are also severe thunderstorm warnings out for southwest and west-central Saskatchewan and severe thunderstorm watches out for the central part […]