Weather, in meteorological terms, refers to the daily elements like temperature, wind, and rain. And in Saskatchewan, they can all change hour by hour and day by day.

Natalie Hazel with Environment Canada told us what we’re in for this weekend. “Sunday and Monday look cloudy with a 40% chance of showers, with a risk of a thunderstorm as well. Around 23 is the high for Sunday and Monday both, but you know long weekends in the prairies are not always nice weather. And its kind of what we're suggesting here with the forecast.”

Hazel continues in regards to if this is a trend along with the past few years. “Very similar temperatures over-all, and it looks like a couple days here and there had some precipitation. Definitely more weather in 2016, quite a bit wetter for the first week of September. Looks like we had rather a significant system go through in the first week of September in 2015 as well. It doesn’t look like its been very different.”

“Right now our forecast is calling for a 40% chance of showers Sunday morning to Monday night. So maybe it will be better then they suggest, but I would still be prepared for wet weather. So if you're going camping or traveling, remember you could have showers and likely still a risk of a thunderstorm.”

It's this diversity and changeability that makes Estevan weather so distinct, say meteorologists. While temperatures are fairly mild and there are four distinct seasons, you can also get warm weather in the middle of February and freezing rain in the middle of August - or both in one day.
“The forecast is calling for a mix of sun and cloud, precipitation is not in the forecast at this time.”

“Well, even though we're getting into September its quite a crossover time, as we kind of get into the end of summer and fall like conditions. The concerns we’ve had this summer still exist, so if it's sunny you still need to take those precautions. If there are thunderstorms you still need to take precautions, but we might be moving into cooler temperatures. But that does not preclude any of those precautions. So don’t stop taking care of yourself because of its September. Those things still make a difference and still count. So don’t change your habits now.”

Stay up to date with the daily temperatures and take care out there.

More Local News

Feeling Blue? SAD Impacts People in Different Ways

The third Monday in January, better known as Blue Monday, is said to be one of the saddest and most depressing days of the year. There are many factors that make January depressing, including paying…

Police Variety Show Returns

The Estevan Police Association is holding their Police Variety Show on January 31 at the Estevan Comprehensive School at 6:30 pm. The show will feature performances by Marty Putz, Richy Roy, and…

Equipment At Arena Suspected Source of Carbon Monoxide

More information is coming out about the carbon monoxide poisoning incident in Montmartre Saturday. SaskEnergy suspects the source of the carbon monoxide, which sent upwards of fifteen players aged…

Snow Covered Licence Plate Could Result in Fine

With the recent dusting of snow we've received in the Friendly City, it's usual for drivers to clean off their windshield and lights before hitting the road. However, make sure not to forget to wipe…

Princesses And Superheroes Came Together To Fight for A Cure

There were many superheroes and princesses at the Super Magical Princess and Superhero Ball Saturday afternoon and everyone had a great time. "It's very good, everyone showed up and their having a…

EPS Kept Impaired Driver Off The Road

Early into Saturday evening, the Estevan Police Service were called to a two-vehicle collision on King Street and Souris Avenue. A westbound vehicle attempted to make a left turn from King Street and…

Accident On Friday Night

An accident on Friday evening kept Emergency crews busy. "At approximately 11 pm on January 18th, Estevan Police and Estevan Fire were called to the scene of a single vehicle collision," explains…

New Look for Canadian Dollar in 2019: Will Honour Gay Rights

Joe Wickenhauser is the Executive Director of Moose Jaw PRIDE and the Saskatchewan PRIDE Network. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada. To commemorate…

SaskPower Pleased With Performance Of CCS at Boundary Dam Power Station

SaskPower’s carbon capture and storage facility at the Boundary Dam Power Station had a great year in 2018, according to their vice president of power production, Howard Matthews. The facility…

Millions for Crop Research in Saskatchewan

On Wednesday, the federal Minister of Agriculture Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit announced more than $12 million in funding for forty-four crop-related research…

DiscoverEstevan.com is Estevan's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login