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Environment Canada is warning people to drive and walk with caution tonight and into tomorrow as warm weather today mixed with freezing temperatures tonight will melt snow and could cause a flash freeze on roads and walkways.
Environment Canada is warning people to drive and walk with caution tonight and into tomorrow as warm weather today mixed with freezing temperatures tonight will melt snow and could cause a flash freeze on roads and walkways. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Plus temperatures to cause hazardous driving conditions

By Greg Higgins
November 23, 2017 - 10:00am

Relief from the unseasonably cold weather this month is coming today in the form of temperatures up to 5 C, but according to Environment Canada, the nice weather comes with its own set of hazards.

Environment Canada said the below average temperatures to start the month should average out, but average for Saskatchewan can still be dangerously cold.
Environment Canada said the below average temperatures to start the month should average out, but average for Saskatchewan can still be dangerously cold. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW

Unseasonably cold weather should average out next week

By Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW
November 15, 2017 - 11:00am

The Battlefords have been experiencing well below average temperatures since the start of the month and while Environment Canada expects average temperatures the rest of the season, average for the area is still incredibly cold and residents need to be prepared.

Kids at Hudson Bay Community School enjoying the snow on Oct. 25.
Kids at Hudson Bay Community School enjoying the snow on Oct. 25. Hudson Bay Community School/Facebook

First snowfall for parts of Sask. as south still waits for winter

By CKOM News Staff
October 26, 2017 - 8:35am

The first brush with winter came for many parts of Saskatchewan overnight Wednesday.

While Environment Canada had called for snowfall throughout most of the province, areas to the south were mainly spared.

Red Pheasant Chief Clinton Wuttunee said his community was very fortunate following a prairie fire on Tuesday night.
Red Pheasant Chief Clinton Wuttunee said his community was very fortunate following a prairie fire on Tuesday night. Facebook/Clinton Wuttunee

Red Pheasant First Nation narrowly escapes fire disaster

By Roger White
October 18, 2017 - 2:46pm

There were some anxious moments at the Red Pheasant First Nation on Tuesday as a prairie fire backed by hurricane force winds raced towards the community. Luckily for the community of nearly 600, Mother Nature intervened and there were no injuries or property damage.

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