Up to 40 centimetres of snow is possible in parts of Saskatchewan with winds gusting upwards of 60 km/h expected to create treacherous travel conditions to finish September.
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for areas south and east of Saskatoon including Outlook, Watrous and Humboldt for up to 20 centimetres of snow by Monday night.
A winter storm warning has been issued for Swift Current, Moose Jaw and much of southern Saskatchewan for up to 40 centimetres of snow with strong winds reducing visibility and causing whiteouts through Monday night.
Snow begins on Sunday in Regina with heavy pockets at times before edging into the Saskatoon area by evening as temperatures try to climb back into mid-single digits.
As the snow falls, it will be coupled with winds gusting in excess of 60 km/h at times, creating reduced visibility and hazardous travel conditions into Sunday night as some of the heaviest snow moves in.
Work week outlook
Snow picks up on Monday in the Saskatoon area and continues in Regina with winds easing back a bit, but travel is likely still to be treacherous with upwards of 5 to 25 centimetres expected in some areas.
Snow eases to flurries on Tuesday before the system pulls out of the area mid-week as daytime highs recover from near the freezing mark to start the week to mid-to-upper single digits by week’s end.
The Your Saskatchewan photo for September 27 was taken near Bruno by Philippe Gaudet:
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