We end 2018 with an extreme cold warning across much of Saskatchewan, then a drastic change in temperatures to start the new year.
A bitter cold New Year’s Eve in Saskatoon as temperatures take a nose dive, approaching -40 with the wind chill. An extreme cold warning was issued Sunday evening for northern, central and south-eastern parts of the province.
Sunny skies with a few clouds throughout the day. Bundle up, as exposed skin can freeze in minutes.
Wind-chill values overnight will stay around the -35 degree mark.
Temperatures begin to rebound New Year’s Day, but the morning will still be quite frigid with wind-chills around -30 degrees.
Clouds will begin to roll in and a high of -6 degrees expected later in the evening. Winds pick up, gusting up to 50 km/h at times.
Some sunny breaks and positive temperatures expected. Saskatoon could see a high of 1 degree with some heavier winds.
The warming trend continues with partly cloudy skies and a high of 1 degree.
The Dec. 31 Your Saskatchewan photo was taken by Ty Maurice in Patuanak, Sask.
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