May 20, 2014 6:45 pm

After soggy Victoria Day, Saskatoon will soon sizzle

May showers on Victoria Day could be proceeded by to some sizzling temperatures in Saskatoon.

Peter Quinlan / SkyTracker Weather

SASKATOON – After a soggy finish to the Victoria Day long weekend, Saskatoon will be ready for some sizzling temperatures.

Saskatoon received around 16.9 millimetres of rain from a system that brought very wet conditions across most of southern Saskatchewan on Monday.

A special weather statement was issued Sunday with rainfall estimated locally upwards of 50 millimetres along the Saskatchewan-Manitoba border.

As of early Tuesday morning, Lucky Lake topped out near 30 millimetres of rain.

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Now that rain clouds have cleared out, Saskatonians can look forward to a hot week with temperatures soaring above seasonal.

The Bridge City is expected to hit the mid-20s in what will likely be the longest stretch of daytime highs so far this year.

Temperatures will even approaching 30 degrees to round off the week.

The heat likely won’t be as profound on the weekend, but is still expected to stay in the 20s into next week.

The UV index will be high, meaning sunburns can occur in less than 30 minutes of exposure so pull out the sunscreen.

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