Extreme Cold Warning Again for Eastern Saskatchewan

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2019)

 Monday 28 January 2019 – The entire eastern side, along with most of northern and central Saskatchewan are under an extreme cold warning due to a period of very cold wind chills that are expected.

Environment Canada – An Arctic High pressure system moving into the province today will bring frigid temperatures to eastern Saskatchewan tonight. Extreme wind chill values of -40 to -45 are expected to begin late this evening and persist through Wednesday.

Detailed Forecast issued: 5:00 AM CST Monday 28 January 2019
Today (Monday)
-A mix of sun and cloud.
-30 percent chance of light snow early this morning.
-Local blowing snow. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50.
-High minus 18. Wind chill near minus 33.
-Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low.
-A few clouds.
-Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light near midnight.
-Low minus 33. Wind chill minus 32 in the evening and minus 43 overnight. Frostbite in minutes.
Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
-Wind up to 15 km/h.
-High minus 27. Wind chill minus 43 in the morning and minus 36 in the afternoon. Frostbite in minutes.
-UV index 1 or low.
Tuesday Night
-Low minus 34.
Environment Canada Extreme Cold Warning by Location –
 Monday 28 January 2019
Carlyle – Oxbow – Carnduff – Bienfait – Stoughton
City of Regina
Cree Lake – Key Lake
Estevan – Weyburn – Radville – Milestone
Fond-du-Lac – Stony Rapids
Fort Qu’Appelle – Indian Head – Lumsden – Pilot Butte
Hudson Bay – Porcupine Plain
Humboldt – Wynyard – Wadena – Lanigan – Foam Lake
Kamsack – Canora – Preeceville
La Ronge – Prince Albert Nat. Park – Narrow Hills Prov. Park
Melfort – Tisdale – Nipawin – Carrot River
Moosomin – Grenfell – Kipling – Wawota
Pelican Narrows – Cumberland House – Creighton
Prince Albert – Shellbrook – Spiritwood – Duck Lake
Southend – Brabant Lake – Kinoosao
Uranium City – Camsell Portage
Wollaston Lake – Collins Bay
Yorkton – Melville – Esterhazy

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

If it’s too cold for you to stay outside, it’s too cold for your pet to stay outside.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.

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.

Post Author: Joanne Francis

Joanne Francis is the Editor and Journalist for Nipawin News