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Saskatchewan weather outlook: snow possible for the first weekend of fall

WATCH ABOVE: Snow is possible in Saskatoon and Regina's weather forecast for the 1st weekend of fall.

Snow is possible for the first weekend of fall as arctic air surges in.

Weather forecast

Monday

Fall officially began in Saskatchewan at 1:50 a.m. CST Monday morning with cool temperatures to start the new season in Regina, at 6 degrees, but quickly made a break for the low 20s before noon in the sun.

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Saskatoon started the day at 11 degrees with a few more clouds and a chance of spotty sprinkles as both cities climb to an afternoon high in the low 20s.

Monday night

Clouds roll into with a good chance of rain in Regina on Monday night with an overnight low in low double digits as spotty showers linger at times in Saskatoon too as temperatures sneak into single digits.

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy skies start the first full day of fall on Tuesday with a chance of showers and risk of an isolated thunderstorm in both cities during the day.

Saskatoon could get into some late-day sunny breaks as both cities heat up to an afternoon high around 17 degrees with a blustery northwest wind gusting upwards of 60 km/h later in the day along a cold front.

Much cooler air drops in with a chance of showers behind a cold front on Tuesday.
Much cooler air drops in with a chance of showers behind a cold front on Tuesday. SkyTracker Weather

Wednesday-Friday

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Sunny breaks are possible early Wednesday before clouds roll back in with a chance of showers late in the day as afternoon temperatures linger in the mid-teens.

Rain will return on Thursday with a system passing through southern Saskatchewan as daytime highs duck back further into low double digits before sunshine returns on Friday with single-digit daytime highs.

Arctic air begins flooding into Saskatchewan this week as a major upper trough drops into the province.
Arctic air begins flooding into Saskatchewan this week as a major upper trough drops into the province. SkyTracker Weather

Weekend outlook

The first weekend of fall will start with clouds rolling in on Saturday before a system passing by combines with an arctic airmass pushing in from the north to generate rain and snow in Regina with snow likely in Saskatoon by Sunday morning.

Some of the snow could linger into Monday morning in some areas as morning lows fall below freezing and daytime highs sink into mid-single digits through the weekend.

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Most major weather models are projecting snow in Saskatchewan to finish the first weekend of fall.
Most major weather models are projecting snow in Saskatchewan to finish the first weekend of fall. SkyTracker Weather

This is still a few days away, so you will want to keep checking back in for the latest on this developing system, but snow is showing up in all major long-range models, which heightens certainty with this system.

Here is your Regina seven-day SkyTracker weather forecast for Sept. 23, 2019.
Here is your Regina seven-day SkyTracker weather forecast for Sept. 23, 2019. SkyTracker Weather
Here is your Saskatoon seven-day SkyTracker weather forecast for Sept. 23, 2019.
Here is your Saskatoon seven-day SkyTracker weather forecast for Sept. 23, 2019. SkyTracker Weather

The September 23 Your Saskatchewan photo was taken by Amber Hudson near Buffalo Pound Lake:

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The September 23 Your Saskatchewan photo was taken by Amber Hudson near Buffalo Pound Lake.
The September 23 Your Saskatchewan photo was taken by Amber Hudson near Buffalo Pound Lake. Amber Hudson / Viewer Submitted

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