Snowfall warning for Saskatoon, central Sask
The Saskatoon area is expected to receive between 10 and 15 centimetres of snow during the 24-hour period beginning Friday morning.
Published Friday, November 9, 2012 6:59AM CST
A snowfall warning is in place for Saskatoon and much of central and southern Saskatchewan for Friday.
Environment Canada says 15 to 25 centimetres of snow is expected across the region during the 24-hours period beginning Friday morning. Saskatoon is expected to receive 10 cm of snow on Friday and an additional two to four centimetres on Saturday.
A storm system developing over the U.S. Rockies is expected to bring snow Friday morning, with expected to intensify throughout the morning and morning and into in the afternoon before tapering off Saturday morning.
The heaviest amount is expected in the Cypress Hills are and near the international border.
Northeast winds of 40 to 60 km/h on Friday will also result in occasional blowing snow with poor visibility at times, mainly in southeast portions of the province.
Motorists are being advised to expect poor driving conditions across much of southern Saskatchewan on Friday.