Winter News

Environment Canada says Saskatchewan reached its statisical dead of winter on Jan. 12, 2017.

Warmer weekend due as Sask. crosses dead of winter

By Chris Carr January 12, 2017 - 3:47pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 3:48pm

A blast of winter stormed through Saskatchewan Wednesday night and seemed to put an exclamation mark on a week of harsh weather.

How fitting, too, since Thursday marked...

Last year's mild weather didn't produce enough snow or ice to test the product used by other major centres in Canada.

Regina to try liquid salt on roads this winter

By Sarah Mills January 9, 2017 - 7:20am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 7:20am

The City of Regina is making another attempt to try liquid salt this winter.

Last year's mild weather didn't produce enough snow or ice to test the product used by other...

Dylan Giesdrecht and Niwaz Shirzai handed out toques and mittens to Saskatonians over the holidays.

Saskatoon video producers 'pay it forward' with free toques and mitts over the holidays

By Chris Vandenbreekel December 26, 2016 - 5:31pm Updated: December 26, 2016 - 5:45pm

Some Saskatonians are feeling a bit warmer this holiday season thanks to some generosity from two local video producers.

Dylan Giesdrecht and Niwaz Shirzai were chosen...

Sask. expecting 'classic winter weather' over the next 3 months

By Brant Hilton November 22, 2016 - 3:10pm Updated: November 22, 2016 - 3:11pm

Get ready for a classic Saskatchewan winter filled with stretches of teeth-chattering cold.

The Weather Network is issuing its forecast for the next three months (...

Saskatoon gets record-breaking snowfall ahead of Thanksgiving

By 650 CKOM October 6, 2016 - 9:05am Updated: October 6, 2016 - 9:15am

Snow continues falling in Saskatchewan.

Environment Canada issued snowfall warnings for areas across the province including Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Swift Current and...

Winter tires stacked and ready to be installed at Kelvin's Wheel in Saskatoon.

Winter tires top of mind as first snowfall hits Saskatoon

By Erin McNutt October 5, 2016 - 6:32am Updated: October 13, 2016 - 2:37pm

Now that Saskatoon had its first blast of winter, people are starting to think about switching tires for the season.   Barry Welsh, CEO of Kelvin's Wheel, Tire and Polish in...

People walking around Regina's Wascana Lake in February 2016.

Maybe next year: winter too warm for Regina to test liquid salt

By Sarah Mills April 13, 2016 - 10:56am Updated: April 13, 2016 - 12:30pm

Having no snow this year may have been a great thing for those who don't like winter, but it didn't help the City of Regina.

Crews had wanted to try liquid salt that is...

Graders clearing streets in Regina.

City of Regina opens discussion on snow routes

By Lisa Schick April 5, 2016 - 10:32am Updated: April 5, 2016 - 3:53pm

Next winter, parking options could change in Regina, as the city contemplates parking bans on snow routes.   "That would be when, of course, when we have a major storm and it's...

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Wait for warmer temperatures to switch out your winter tires: Regina shop

By Brant Hilton March 18, 2016 - 7:36am Updated: March 18, 2016 - 7:36am

With little snow blanketing Regina this winter season, some people might be wondering if there is still any use for their winter tires as spring approaches.

Josh Gaetz,...

Warm winter weather in north Regina.

South Saskatchewan on track for warmest winter in 85 years

By Adriana Christianson February 29, 2016 - 6:47pm Updated: February 29, 2016 - 6:47pm

This month might be going out with a blast of chilly winter air, but it will still go down in the record books as the warmest February in 32 years.

David Phillips is the...

Melting snow and ice at a park in north Regina February 25, 2016.

People enjoy record-breaking weather in Regina

By Adriana Christianson February 26, 2016 - 5:29pm Updated: February 27, 2016 - 7:44am

Stepping outside on Friday or Saturday in south Saskatchewan, you might find it hard to believe the calendar still says February.

With a high of 12 C on Friday, Regina...

The Fort Winter Festival in 2015.

Warm temperatures not melting Fort Qu'Appelle's Winter Festival plans

By Brant Hilton February 26, 2016 - 6:17am Updated: February 26, 2016 - 6:18am

The weather is no obstacle for a winter festival in Fort Qu’Appelle.

The 2016 Fort Winter Festival kicks off Friday with abnormally warm conditions expected all across...