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 - 3:46pm Updated: January 12, 2017 - 3:47pm

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 - 10:19am

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 Giesbrecht and Nawid 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 27, 2016 - 12:07pm

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

Dylan Giesbrecht and Nawid Shirzai were chosen...

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

By Brant Hilton November 22, 2016 - 3:11pm Updated: November 22, 2016 - 3:30pm

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 (...

Environment Canada meteorologist Jason Knight said Saskatoon likely saw the most snow for Oct. 6 since the 1800's.

UPDATE: Saskatoon gets record-breaking snowfall ahead of Thanksgiving

By 650 CKOM October 6, 2016 - 9:05am Updated: October 6, 2016 - 4:12pm

A snow fall warning has officially ended for Saskatoon.

Environment Canada lifted the advisory as of 3:49 p.m. Thursday.

Meteorologist Jason Knight estimates...

The first heavy snowfall caused a notable uptick in business at Kelvin's Wheel, Tire and Polish in Saskatoon.

Winter tires top of mind as first snowfall hits Saskatoon

By Erin McNutt October 5, 2016 - 6:31am Updated: October 13, 2016 - 2:34pm

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...

A shot along the riverfront on the last day of summer in Saskatoon Sept. 21, 2016.

Last day of summer has Saskatoon residents split on change of seasons

By JT Marshall September 21, 2016 - 6:09pm Updated: September 21, 2016 - 6:28pm

It was a 50-50 split on how Saskatoon residents reacted to the season changing to fall on the last day of summer Wednesday afternoon.   "Fall is sometimes depressing," Eldon...

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 - 11:00am

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 - 10:33am Updated: April 5, 2016 - 11:00am

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 - 7:45am

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 - 7:00pm

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 south Saskatchewan

By Adriana Christianson February 26, 2016 - 5:29pm Updated: February 27, 2016 - 8:19am

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...