Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for central Sask.

March 5, 2012 - 7:39am Updated: March 5, 2012 - 10:55am
Winter hits Sask. Chris Morin/News Talk Radio
Winter hits Sask. Chris Morin/News Talk Radio

Some heavy snow expected in Saskatchewan's northern grainbelt Monday night has caused Environment Canada to issue a snowfall warning that should end by Tuesday morning.

Areas under the warning include Rosetown, Saskatoon, Martensville, Warman, Rosthern, Delisle, Wakaw, Outlook, Watrous, Hanley, Kamsack, Canora, Preeceville, Humboldt, Wynyard, Wadena, Melfort, Tisdale, Nipawin, Carot River, Hudson Bay and Porcupine Plain.

“For Saskatoon, looks like the snow will begin later today towards supper hour with the bulk of the snow falling tonight," said Rob Paola, meteorologist for Environment Canada.

Between 10 and 15 centimetres or four to six inches, is expected to fall by Tuesday morning.

Areas around Kamsack, Canora and Preeceville could see up to 20 centimetres or eight inches of snow.

For more information on any warnings in your area, click HERE.

Edited by News Talk Radio's Sabeen Ahmad.


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