A slow moving low pressure trough will spread showers into western Saskatchewan this evening which will turn to snow overnight as it moves east towards highway 2. A risk of freezing rain is also possible during the transition to snow.
On Tuesday, most of the precipitation will take the form of snow, with 5 to 10 cm forecast over much of central and south-central Saskatchewan. There may be locally heavier snow bands that develop giving more than 10 cm in some areas. The situation will be monitored closely, and warnings will be issued if necessary.
The snow will taper off Tuesday night as the system weakens.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to SKstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #SKStorm.
Detailed For Forecast for Nipawin, SK – Issued: 4:00 PM CST Monday 16 April 2018
|Tonight||Increasing cloudiness early this evening. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 3.|
|Tue, 17 April||Periods of snow. Local amount 5 cm. Wind east 30 km/h becoming light in the afternoon. High plus 2.|
|Tuesday Night||Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Low minus 3.|
Alerts for: Melfort – Tisdale – Nipawin – Carrot River 3:39 PM CST Monday 16 April 2018
Special weather statement 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
Environment Canada Special Weather Statement – 3:39 PM CST Monday 16 April 2018