winter

‘The lost season’: Winter comes to a close as Canada’s warmest on record

‘The lost season’: Winter comes to a close as Canada’s warmest on record

Mar 19, 2024 | 4:54am
The warmest winter on record could have far-reaching effects on everything from wildfire season to erosion, climatologists say, while offering a preview of what the season could resemble in the not-so-distant future unless steps are taken to cut greenhouse gas emissions.  Winter comes to a close on Tuesday night – early Wednesday on Canada’s East […]
Here comes the snow

Here comes the snow

Feb 7, 2024 | 5:43am
CKRM FORECAST             Weather Forecast Temperature Chance Precip Today Light snow develops in the afternoon / 3-6cm   Wind: E/NE 20-35 km/h gusting higher High: 0° 60% Tonight Light snow likely / additional 3-6cm   Wind: E/NE 20-35 km/h Low: -4° 80% Thursday Cloudy and breezy – light snow diminishing / additional 2-4cm   Wind: […]
Mild Streak Continues, with clouds and rain

Mild Streak Continues, with clouds and rain

Feb 5, 2024 | 4:57am
Weather Forecast Temperature Chance Precip Today Mostly cloudy – isolated showers   Wind:  W-SW 10-20 km/h High:  3° 30% Tonight A few light snow showers   Wind:  N-NW 10-20 km/h Low:  -4° 40% Tuesday Mostly cloudy   Wind:  N-NW 10-20 km/h High: 1° 20% Tuesday night Cloudy   Wind: SE 10-20 km/h Low: -4° 20% […]
Get Ready for 10 days of Frosty Fun in Regina!

Get Ready for 10 days of Frosty Fun in Regina!

Jan 16, 2024 | 10:00am
Frost Regina is set to return another year! The annual festival presented by Federated Cooperatives is set to take place January 26th, to February 4th in Regina. This marks the 3rd year for winter festival – following a successful 2023. It’s been touted as “one of the best winter festivals in Canada” by the Globe […]
Frigid cold and snowy windy conditions continue to chill parts of the country

Frigid cold and snowy windy conditions continue to chill parts of the country

Jan 16, 2024 | 8:36am
Environment Canada’s weather map looks like a quilt made up of various warnings and alerts from coast to coast. Special statements and snowfall warnings are in effect for much of British Columbia today. Snow is in the forecast, as an arctic flow spreads south to combine with a low-pressure system swinging in off the Pacific. […]
Starting to feel like “Winter” in Saskatchewan

Starting to feel like “Winter” in Saskatchewan

Jan 7, 2024 | 11:10am
CKRM FORECAST From:             Precision Weather Service Meteorologist Joe Sciacca Date:              Sunday, January 7, 2024 12:00 pm Weather Forecast Temperature Chance Precip Today Light snow and flurries / 1-2cm   Wind: E/NE 10-20 km/h Steady near -10° then slowly falling 60% Tonight Light snow likely / 1-2cm   Wind: E/SE 10-20 km/h Low: -18° 80% Monday […]
No White Christmas has some producers worried about moisture

No White Christmas has some producers worried about moisture

Dec 19, 2023 | 3:20pm
Many farmers and producers might be dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones they are used to experiencing. However, with Christmas approaching and no snow in the forecast, it seems those dreams won’t be coming true. Trevor Hadwen, an agri-climate specialist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, said given the drought conditions the province […]
WSA report expects 2023/24 winter to be drier than normal

WSA report expects 2023/24 winter to be drier than normal

Dec 1, 2023 | 4:26pm
The Water Security Agency released its 2023 Conditions at Freeze-up report this week, and it shows most of Saskatchewan is expected to have a dry winter. WSA Spokesman Patrick Boyle says the report is typically released around late fall-early winter to get a sense of what the landscape looks like right now and serves as […]
Pair of ads to raise awareness of snow plow safety and Highway Hotline

Pair of ads to raise awareness of snow plow safety and Highway Hotline

Nov 19, 2023 | 11:02am
To enhance winter road safety, the Ministry of Highways has initiated a new campaign emphasizing the importance of planning and utilizing the Highway Hotline for a safer journey. The campaign features a pair of advertisements to educate motorists on key aspects of winter travel. One advertisement highlights the significance of the Highway Hotline, emphasizing its […]

Winter road maintenance budget predicted to cost city nearly $13 million

Oct 19, 2023 | 1:34pm
The City of Regina is preparing for another winter season with a bigger budget and a handful of new initiatives. Regina city administration is anticipating a $1.88 million increase in winter road maintenance in the 2024 budget, which comes after the previous two years have exceeded budgets by 12 million dollars. In 2022, the annual […]