Cloudy start Friday
Heat returns this weekend
Full sunshine Sunday
Change in the weather pattern ahead
Sizzling heat and sunshine return for the weekend before a change moves in!
Mostly cloudy skies started our day this morning with an upper disturbance rolling through that brought showers to a few areas.
12 degrees was where we started off the day with some more sunshine moving in midday as we warmed up into the mid 20s by late morning.
A few clouds bubbled up during the afternoon with a chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm through the second half of the day as we warmed up a few degrees further into the mid 20s.
Clouds will clear back out this evening as we cool back down into low double digits.
Sunny skies will start the weekend, with a very slight chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm later in the day as a few clouds build up Saturday afternoon.
An upper ridge will start to slide in the heat with temperatures climbing up to around 28 degrees or so for a daytime high.
The upper ridge that’s brought in bone dry conditions, blue skies and sunshine to British Columbia all week will finally move into Saskatchewan, in a slightly weakened form, on Sunday.
Extreme fire danger returns to Saskatoon and central Saskatchewan on Sunday, so be sure to be fire smart this weekend while enjoying the outdoors.
As a result, beautiful blue skies and sunshine will dominate the day with the mercury bumping up to a sizzling 29 degrees or so for an afternoon high as a breezy southerly wind kicks in.
Work Week Outlook
A cold front will swing through on Monday, which will bring back the clouds and a good chance of rain and thunderstorms as we warm up to 26 degrees midday before falling back a bit later on.
Unsettled conditions will stick around right into the middle of the week under partly to mostly cloudy skies with a chance of showers at times with daytime highs dropping back toward seasonal, into the mid 20s.
Robert Makowsky took this Your Saskatchewan photo for Aug. 11 near Bruno:
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