Effective Monday, January 29th, 2018 10:29 AM CST
Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is forecast for Melfort, and Hudson Bay, beginning tonight.
A strong Pacific low pressure system will track into Saskatchewan tonight bringing heavy snowfall to east central sections of the province. Reduced visibility in blowing snow should be anticipated in exposed areas. In the wake of the system Tuesday morning and afternoon, northwest winds are forecast to gust in excess of 80 km/h over southern Saskatchewan. Snowfall will taper off late Tuesday afternoon.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance.
Snowfall warning in effect for:
R.M. of Arborfield including Arborfield and Zenon Park
R.M. of Barrier Valley including Archerwill and McKague
R.M. of Bjorkdale including Greenwater Lake Prov. Park
R.M. of Connaught including Ridgedale and New Osgoode
R.M. of Flett’s Springs including Beatty Ethelton and Pathlow
R.M. of Invergordon including Yellow Creek and Tarnopol
R.M. of Kinistino including Kinistino and James Smith Res.
R.M. of Lake Lenore including St. Brieux
R.M. of Moose Range including Carrot River and Tobin Lake
R.M. of Nipawin including Nipawin Aylsham and Pontrilas
R.M. of Pleasantdale including Naicam and Pleasantdale
R.M. of Star City including Melfort and Star City
R.M. of Three Lakes including Middle Lake and St Benedict
R.M. of Tisdale including Tisdale Eldersley and Sylvania
R.M. of Torch River including Choiceland and White Fox
R.M. of Willow Creek including Gronlid and Fairy Glen
Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements.
Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through your local radio and television stations or Weatheradio.
Environment Canada Monday, January 29th, 2018 10:29 AM CST