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Environment Canada issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds such as this one from last spring, today in the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas.
Environment Canada issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds such as this one from last spring, today in the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

UPDATE: Funnel cloud advisory ends

By Roger White
July 3, 2018 - 10:55am Updated: July 4, 2018 - 10:37am

The special weather advisory for the area has now ended.

 

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Environment Canada has issued a special weather advisory for the area which may result in the development of funnel clouds this afternoon.

With the high temperatures that will be hitting the province within the next little bit, Environment Canada says indicating a heat warning is extremely important to the health of Canadians.
With the high temperatures that will be hitting the province within the next little bit, Environment Canada says indicating a heat warning is extremely important to the health of Canadians. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Meteorologist explains heat warnings

By Brady Lang
June 19, 2018 - 10:00am

With the temperatures getting warmer outside, one meteorologist said it’s important to understand why heat warnings are issued and what the heat can do.

A high pressure zone over the Prairies is sucking hot air from the United States and bringing the likelihood of daily record temperatures to the Prince Albert and La Ronge areas this week.
A high pressure zone over the Prairies is sucking hot air from the United States and bringing the likelihood of daily record temperatures to the Prince Albert and La Ronge areas this week. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Heat wave bringing record daily temperatures: Environment Canada

By Glenn Hicks
June 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

After a hot, dry spring we're now in for more record-breaking temperatures this week as we officially enter summer.

The temperatures are expected to be up to 12 degrees hotter than normal for this time of year and a heat warning is in effect for the La Ronge area.

Lightning over the Battlefords area on Saturday June 9 during severe thunderstorm warning.
Lightning over the Battlefords area on Saturday June 9 during severe thunderstorm warning. Submitted photo/Raj Hathiramani R & J Photography

Severe thunderstorm warning brings lightning, thunder and hail to area

By Roger White
June 10, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: June 11, 2018 - 8:38am

Residents of the area have been subjected to a wide variety of weather over the past 24 hours as severe thunderstorm warning that brought thunder, lightning and large hailstones the size of loonies to the

Environment Canada is tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, ping-pong-ball-sized hail, and heavy rain.
Environment Canada is tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, ping-pong-ball-sized hail, and heavy rain. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning ended

By battlefordsNOW Staff
June 4, 2018 - 3:45pm Updated: June 4, 2018 - 5:42pm

UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm warning has ended.

 

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Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, ping-pong-ball-sized hail, and heavy rain.

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