Recent Snowfall Increases Spring Runoff Outlook

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the April spring runoff forecast. Snowfall across most of Saskatchewan was well above normal in March, increasing the runoff potential across the province with northern and southern Saskatchewan showing two different outlooks. Read more about Recent Snowfall Increases Spring Runoff Outlook

Late Winter Storm Hits Province Hard; Over 70 Collisions in 12 Hours

While Nipawin area did not see the worst of this recent winter storm, there where some who fell victim to the icy road conditions, such as this car in the ditch along HWY 55 near White Fox. Across the province, Saskatchewan RCMP responded to 74 motor vehicle collisions on Friday. Only minor injuries were reported as […]

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Nipawin Area May See Above Normal Run-Off But Flood Levels Not Anticipated

On March 13th, 2018, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released an updated spring runoff outlook for 2018, confirming that the early March snowfall across much of southern Saskatchewan has raised projections for a near normal to above normal snowmelt runoff across most of the province, except some drier pockets in southwest and south central Saskatchewan. Read more about Nipawin Area May See Above Normal Run-Off But Flood Levels Not Anticipated

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Anglers Reminded to Remove Ice Fishing Shelters by March Deadline

As ice fishing season winds down, anglers are reminded that all fishing shelters south of Highway 16 must be removed by March 15 and shelters in areas north of Highway 16 must be removed by March 31. Read more about Anglers Reminded to Remove Ice Fishing Shelters by March Deadline

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-44 Wind Chill – Seriously, Enough With The Cold Now! UPDATED

UPDATE: The winds have picked up and, as of 6:00 am, Environment Canada says they are up to 17 km/h at the airport, pushing the windchill factor down to -48

Although Environment Canada has not issued an Extreme cold warning for Nipawin and area, at least not as of 5:00 am this morning, they are showing the current wind chill factor at the Nipawin Airport as being -44.  Read more about -44 Wind Chill – Seriously, Enough With The Cold Now! UPDATED