Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for parts of central and northern Saskatchewan today.

The weather agency issued the alert this morning due to temperatures dropping below -30, coupled with winds of up to 20 km/h, creating a wind chill of around -40 in some areas. 

A statement from the agency said these kinds of temperatures are a risk for those heading outside, and reminded people to dress in layers and take breaks from the cold. 

The extreme wind chill is expected to ease up during the day today, then return overnight, persisting into Friday. 

More Local News

Kerrobert Man Appears in Court for Murder of his Father

Johan Klassen Jr. of Kerrobert was charged with second degree murder in the death of his 53 year old father in November 2016. Klassen Jr. is now appearing in court in regards to this case. Klassen…

Preparations for Highway 7 Passing Lanes Underway

A much anticipated paving project is finally starting to come together. The Ministry of Highways have finished the preliminary work for the passing lanes in between Rosetown and Kindersley on highway…

Multiple Break and Enters Outlined in Latest RCMP Report

Between the three detachments in Kindersley, Kerrobert and Eston, the RCMP responded to multiple calls with break and enters, theft and speeding among the top culprits. RCMP released the following…

Kindersley Teen Gets Surprise Feature for Mule Deer Buck

A local high school teen got a surprise in the mail just in time to kick off this years hunting season in west central Saskatchewan. Kaylee Allin who is only 15 years old recently found out that she…

Update on North West Terminal Fire

A fire that had people pulling over on the side of the road to watch and that engaged fire crews for over nine hours left remained isolated, leaving staff and surroundings untouched. Jason Skinner,…

Kindersley Council Allocates Community Grant Money to Local Organizations

A full lineup was in attendance for Kindesrley town council's first regular meeting of October at the town office. Fresh off the Thanksgiving long weekend, council covered a few items regarding…

Kindersley Fire Department Out in the Community

The Kindersley Fire Department had an open house on Saturday afternoon to spend time with some members in the community. It turned out to be a successful event as the members from the department…

Kerrobert Composite School SLC Program Passionate about Annual Donation

The Student Leadership Committee (SLC) at Kerrobert Composite School has been very active since the start of the school year in September, and will be even busier leading up to the end of October.…

Before You Burn

Fall clean up is a good way to prepare your house and yard for the winter months ahead, but you may want to think twice if you are planning on burning garbage or debris. Open burning is permitted but…

'Tommy Goes to War' Presented by the Elrose Legion

Hundreds of people gathered at the Elrose Memorial Hall for a sensational play titled 'Tommy Goes to War' on Friday night. The play summarized real-life situations that the soldiers went through in…

WestCentralOnline.com is West Central Saskatchewan's only source for community news, weather, and information.

Search the Biz Guide

Login