Strong winds, freezing rain, and blizzards wreaked havoc on parts of Saskatchewan Tuesday and Wednesday, leading to 8,900 calls to SaskPower's Outage Centre.
The Crown corporation reported Wednesday night that by 7:45 p.m. that everyone they know of that lost power because of the storm had their power restored.
SaskPower reported 91 outages affected around 48,000 customers across the province over the two days.
Around 5,900 of the calls came on Tuesday, with 3,000 more on Wednesday.
One outage was reported on SaskPower's Twitter account for the southeast during that time: a roughly three-hour outage for Carlyle and the surrounding area Tuesday evening.
8:50 PM: Repairs have been completed and power restored in Carlyle and surrounding areas. #skoutage— SaskPower (@SaskPower) November 17, 2021
One person also reported on an Estevan rant-and-rave Facebook page Wednesday night that SaskPower crews were working behind his house and managed to "quickly" sort out a power issue.
Roads around the southeast are listed Thursday morning as being in seasonal driving condition on the province's Highway Hotline.
Highways around Estevan were reported as being in winter driving condition with drifting snow and reduced visibility during the storm. Highways 39 northwest of Yellow Grass and 33 northwest of Stoughton had travel not recommended on them, and highways around Regina were closed Wednesday morning.
The forecast for the next several days is a pretty dry one, albeit with some significant temperature swings. Find the latest weather details HERE. And stay up to date with current road conditions HERE.
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