SASKATOON – Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement southeastern Saskatchewan.
The agency says sloppy weather will start off the work week over southeast parts of the province after a strong storm system over the central United States brought widespread rainfall across southern areas of the province on Sunday.
In general, about five to 15 millimetres of rain has fallen across most areas and the slow moving system will continue to produce periods of precipitation into Monday with another five to 15 millimetres over western areas and 15 to 25 mm over eastern regions.
Rain has changed over to snow in some areas and there is the potential for heavy snow.
Motorists should be prepared for poor visibility and locally heavy snow in these areas, including on the Highway 1 east of Regina.
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Humboldt – Wynyard – Wadena – Lanigan – Foam Lake
- Fort Qu’Appelle – Indian Head – Lumsden – Pilot Butte
- Kamsack – Canora – Preeceville
- Yorkton – Melville – Esterhazy
- Moosomin – Grenfell – Kipling – Wawota
- Estevan – Weyburn – Radville – Milestone
- Carlyle – Oxbow – Carnduff – Bienfait – Stoughton