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Freezing rain warning ends, weather advisory in place for parts of Saskatchewan

Parts of Saskatchewan under a freezing rain warning, special weather statement for other parts of the province including Saskatoon and Regina.
Parts of Saskatchewan under a freezing rain warning, special weather statement for other parts of the province including Saskatoon and Regina. SkyTracker Weather

Parts of Saskatchewan were under a freezing rain warning Tuesday morning.

Environment Canada said a band of freezing rain progressed eastwards across the western grainbelt.

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Travel was not recommended on a number of highways, with many in the North Battleford, Lloydminster, and Moose Jaw regions reported ice covered .

Drivers are advised to check the highway hotline for the latest conditions.

The freezing rain is expected to change over to snow Tuesday afternoon as it encounters colder air over eastern Saskatchewan.

A secondary shortwave is expected to bring another bout of freezing rain overnight from Kindersley through Regina. It is expected to leave the province by Wednesday morning.

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Other parts of the province are under a special weather statement as the disturbance will bring a wintry mix of weather to parts of the province.

Five to 10 centimetres of new snow is possible over the northern grainbelt and eastern portions of the province by Wednesday evening.

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Special weather statement:

  • Regina
  • Saskatoon
  • Lloydminster
  • Assiniboia – Gravelbourg – Coronach
  • Carlyle – Oxbow – Carnduff – Bienfait – Stoughton
  • Estevan – Weyburn – Radville – Milestone
  • Fort Qu’Appelle – Indian Head – Lumsden – Pilot Butte
  • Hudson Bay – Porcupine Plain
  • Humboldt – Wynyard – Wadena – Lanigan – Foam Lake
  • Kamsack – Canora – Preeceville
  • Kindersley – Rosetown – Biggar – Wilkie – Macklin
  • Martensville – Warman – Rosthern – Delisle – Wakaw
  • Meadow Lake – Big River – Green Lake – Pierceland
  • Melfort – Tisdale – Nipawin – Carrot River
  • Moose Jaw – Pense – Central Butte – Craik
  • Moosomin – Grenfell – Kipling – Wawota
  • Outlook – Watrous – Hanley – Imperial – Dinsmore
  • Prince Albert – Shellbrook – Spiritwood – Duck Lake
  • The Battlefords – Unity – Maidstone – St. Walburg
  • Yorkton – Melville – Esterhazy