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
Drivers needed plenty of manpower to move their vehicles on many North Battleford roads during Thursday's snowstorm. Driving was especially treacherous on many surrounding highways.Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff
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.
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.