Southern Saskatchewan experiences first significant snowfall of the season


Southern Saskatchewan experienced its first significant snowfall on Sunday. The area was blanketed with varying amounts of snow.


The region saw heavy wet snow that resulted in treacherous driving conditions, several roads were closed for long durations.


There were also power outages.


Below is a list of snowfall amounts from Environment and Climate Change Canada and volunteer observers

  • Moose Jaw 30 to 40 cm (based on social media)

  • Strasbourg 20 cm

  • Bradenbury 13 cm with freezing rain

  • Regina 13 cm (east) to 5 cm (northwest)

  • Maryfield 12.4 cm plus freezing rain and thunder

  • Clavet 6 cm

  • Saskatoon 2 to 4 cm

Parts of Alberta also saw significant amounts of snow.


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada