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Winter Storm Watch for Southwest Saskatchewan

Environment Canada has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Swift Current and Area. A developing winter storm is forecast to move through Alberta on Friday and spread into western Saskatchewan by Saturday morning. Strong winds of 40 to 50 km/h will combine with the falling snow to produce significant visibility restrictions in blowing snow. Total snowfall of 10 to 20cm is possible with this storm. The strong winds and heaviest snow are forecast to taper off by Saturday evening. Light snow will persist into Sunday. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays. If you must travel, keep others informed of your schedule and destination and carry an emergency kit and mobile phone. Increasing Cloud Tonight and -9. Cloudy for Friday with Flurries in the afternoon, Local Blowing Snow and -3. Snow for Saturday and -2. Looking ahead to Sunday, a forecast High of -3 and Cloudy. Monday's outlook includes Sunshine and -9 with a High of -8 for Tuesday. Mainly Sunny through Wednesday with a High of -6.

The seasonal High for this date is -2 with a Low of -11.

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