First major snowfall hits Fort Qu’Appelle area

Snow clearing - Crews were busy clearing the streets in Fort Qu’Appelle after approximately half a foot of the white stuff fell throughout the area last weekend. The snowfall was the first significant one since last October and it was accompanied by frigid temperatures that saw most of the week hovering around -30° Celsius with windchills making it feel more like -45° Celsius. Warmer temperatures are expected next week.

Time to get the shovels out again. Snow flurries on the weekend powdered the valley with about 15 cm in the first major snowfall since the end of last October. Heavy snow removal equipment, sanding crews, began clearing the streets and salting the sidewalks at 6 a.m. Monday. Many residents pitched in with shovels and […]

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