Weather

The Battlefords and Meadow Lake are under a heat warning until Friday with temperature expected to reach 29 C.
The Battlefords and Meadow Lake are under a heat warning until Friday with temperature expected to reach 29 C. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Heat warning issued for Battleford, Meadow Lake area until Friday

By Roger White
July 26, 2017 - 10:00am

Stay out of the sun and drink plenty of fluids, as a heat warning has been issued by Environment Canada for our region.

The warning includes the Battlefords, Meadow Lake, Unity and even further north to Buffalo Narrows and La Loche.

A van moves through a water-logged Confederation Drive after a brief storm caused flash flooding in Saskatoon July 10.
A van moves through a water-logged Confederation Drive after a brief storm caused flash flooding in Saskatoon July 10. Gregory Power/Twitter

Saskatoon streets flood after heavy rain, hail hits city

By CKOM News Staff
July 11, 2017 - 9:13am

People in Saskatoon were sent scrambling after a brief storm caused some streets to flood Monday evening.

Heavy rain swept through the city starting around 5 p.m. Some areas received hail.

The spray parks at Centennial and Kinsmen Park are now open for use on the weekends between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
The spray parks at Centennial and Kinsmen Park are now open for use on the weekends between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Jared Gottselig/battlefordsNOW staff

Spray parks open to help beat the heat

By Jared Gottselig
July 9, 2017 - 3:34pm

Following the conclusion of Saturday’s severe thunderstorm watch, the Battlefords were in for another scorcher today.

Temperatures were expected to reach up to 28 C but climbed to the 31 C mark with humidity factored in.

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