Weather

A storm Friday is expected to bring around 5 cm of snow and blowing winds. With the temperature hovering around zero, it's going to be a real "sloppy mess."
A storm Friday is expected to bring around 5 cm of snow and blowing winds. With the temperature hovering around zero, it's going to be a real "sloppy mess." File photo/paNOW Staff

Late winter blast coming Friday: Environment Canada

By Glenn Hicks
March 22, 2018 - 12:00pm

A combination of snow and wind brewing to the west is expected to bring challenging conditions Friday. Weather forecasters have recommended the public change travel plans if they can, and keep an eye on the Highway Hotline.

With melting snow by day and cool temperatures at night SaskEnergy says scenes like this are all to common in the province every winter.
With melting snow by day and cool temperatures at night SaskEnergy says scenes like this are all to common in the province every winter. Submitted photo/SaskEnergy

Temperature fluctuations can damage gas meters: SaskEnergy

By Roger White
March 9, 2018 - 10:00am

As spring approaches and temperatures begin fluctuating, SaskEnergy is warning homeowners to be careful of damage to their natural gas meters and rooftop heating equipment.

A low pressure system coming in from Alberta is expected to bring 20 cm of snow this weekend to the Battlefords along with wind gusts up to 70 km/h, which will heavily reduce visibility for drivers.
A low pressure system coming in from Alberta is expected to bring 20 cm of snow this weekend to the Battlefords along with wind gusts up to 70 km/h, which will heavily reduce visibility for drivers. File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

Weekend storm could cause hazardous driving conditions

By Greg Higgins
March 1, 2018 - 1:38pm

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Battlefords, which Environment Canada said could lead to extremely hazardous driving conditions.

City streets are being described as slippery in North Battleford however the highways surrounding the city heading to Lloydminster, Unity, Cut Knife and Meadow Lake have whiteout conditions. The Provincial Highways Hotline is advising motorists not to venture on these roads until further notice.
City streets are being described as slippery in North Battleford however the highways surrounding the city heading to Lloydminster, Unity, Cut Knife and Meadow Lake have whiteout conditions. The Provincial Highways Hotline is advising motorists not to venture on these roads until further notice. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Weather forces bus cancellations again

By Roger White
January 30, 2018 - 8:50am

Whiteout conditions on many of the roadways have the province warning motorists to stay off the highways around Lloydminster, Unity, Biggar, Meadow Lake and the Battlefords today.

A grey looking sky with a few flurries is in the forecast today in the Battlefords. However, the area could possibly see another 10 cm overnight according to Environment Canada.
A grey looking sky with a few flurries is in the forecast today in the Battlefords. However, the area could possibly see another 10 cm overnight according to Environment Canada. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Winter returns to the Battlefords

By Roger White
January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm

All good things must eventually come to an end and that holds true this weekend for weather in the Battlefords area.

Over the course of the last few weeks, the Battlefords have enjoyed above average temperatures with even a few days reaching above zero.

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