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Residents across Sask. were able to enjoy outdoor rinks on Jan. 18, 2017 as temperature records broke.

January thaw melts temperature records across Sask.

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 6:23pm Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:23pm

Saskatoon was one of dozens of Sask. communities to unofficially break temperature records Wednesday.

Environment Canada recorded a temperature of 5.2 C at Diefenbaker...

A sunny winter morning in Regina's Victoria Park in December 2011.

Winter warm up about to hit Saskatchewan

By 980 CJME January 14, 2017 - 9:46am Updated: January 14, 2017 - 10:00am

The latest edition of the winter deep freeze has passed through Saskatchewan, moving out east to Manitoba, and a welcomed warm up is beginning.

Environment Canada's...

Saskatoon was included in an extreme cold warning issued for central and southeast Saskatchewan on Jan. 5, 2017.

Weather warnings cancelled, cold air to linger through weekend

By 650 CKOM January 5, 2017 - 3:58pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 4:47pm

An extreme cold weather warning for Saskatoon was lifted Friday morning.  The warnings are issued when temperatures are expected to hit -40 C. As of about 7:30 a.m.,...

Environment Canada is telling people to stay in doors Saturday as it can take just nine minutes to develop frostbite.

Cold in Sask. persists, warm up expected for coming week

By 980 CJME December 17, 2016 - 1:03pm Updated: December 17, 2016 - 1:03pm

The sun rose on a province covered in hoarfrost and the mercury bottoming out in some thermometers in on Saturday as extreme cold gripped Saskatchewan - though a break in the...

Snow to hit Regina and southeast Sask. after mild November

By 980 CJME November 27, 2016 - 8:14am Updated: November 28, 2016 - 7:37am

Mother Nature may have spoiled Regina with mild November weather, but it’s finally time to pull out the winter gear – snow is on its way.

“If you guys get the five to...

Saskatoon saw a new record high temperature on Wednesday.

Saskatoon shatters warm weather record set in 1917

By 650 CKOM November 10, 2016 - 7:23am Updated: November 10, 2016 - 7:36am

Saskatoon has smashed warm weather records following an influx of warm Pacific air this week.   According to Environment Canada, Wednesday's high peaked at 18.7 C, breaking the...

Snow could be on the way as storms head to southern Sask.

By 980 CJME October 2, 2016 - 4:36pm Updated: October 2, 2016 - 4:45pm

It may have just officially become fall a few weeks ago, but it looks like snow is on the way for parts of southern Saskatchewan.

Late Sunday afternoon, Environment...

Funnel clouds possible for parts of Sask.

By Kevin Martel August 23, 2016 - 2:20pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 2:30pm

Thunderstorms and possible funnel clouds are on the menu for west-central Saskatchewan Tuesday afternoon.

A special weather statement put out by Environment Canada on...

Photo of storm clouds near Norquay. Aug 8 2016

Tornado and storm warnings short-lived for southeast Sask.

By 980 CJME August 8, 2016 - 4:29pm Updated: August 8, 2016 - 9:15pm

Southeast Saskatchewan was once again under threat of severe weather Monday evening.

Severe thunderstorm watches had been up for much of the afternoon. Then Environment...

Tornado near Regina Beach on Aug. 3, 2016.

Twister touches down in southern Sask.

By 980 CJME August 3, 2016 - 8:23pm Updated: August 3, 2016 - 9:29pm

A tornado touched down near Regina Beach Wednesday evening.

It is unclear at this time whether the twister caused any damage or injuries.

For much of Wednesday,...

A tornado near Highway 9 south of Yorkton

Tornadoes spotted in southeast Sask. near Melville, Yorkton

By 980 CJME August 1, 2016 - 9:24am Updated: August 1, 2016 - 2:44pm

Severe weather interrupted many people's long weekend on Sunday, with tornado-producing storms that lasted hours.

Severe thunderstorm watches were first issued around...

Funnel cloud northeast of Osler on June 17, 2013

Environment Canada says funnel clouds possible in Prince Albert area

By 650 CKOM May 23, 2016 - 10:49am Updated: May 23, 2016 - 10:49am

Environment Canada has issued a weather advisory for areas around Prince Albert, Kindersley and the Battlefords.

A low-pressure system spinning over south-west...