Just as the snow was beginning to melt after the first snowfall in the southeast, residents are being asked to prepare for another blast of the white stuff. 

"We have a couple low pressure systems on the way that are going to clip the southeast corner of the province," explained Terri Laing, with Environment Canada. "Most of southern Saskatchewan will be affected by these snow storms. We have a weak one coming through over the next day or so and that looks like it's going to give just a little bit of snow fall to Estevan."

"However, starting into late tomorrow and through the night into Saturday, it looks like a much stronger system will be moving through the southeast corner of the province and giving a fair amount of snow to places. Still a little bit uncertain right now but it looks like it could be a significant snowfall for the southeast corner. Probably in the range of 5-10 centimeters, even more is possible."

She added that once the system has passed, the cold air will arrive. 

"it looks like things will finally clear out later in the day, late Saturday and into Sunday. However, in behind this system, the air is quite cold. So we're going to see the temperatures really drop down. We're looking for, by Sunday night, lows around -14 which is pretty cold for this time of year."

Normal temperatures for this time of year is a high of +4 and a lows of -7. 

And and always with storms on the prairies, be prepared for the wind. 

"There will be some wind. We're not expecting blizzard conditions or anything like that. But certainly, out in the country, reduced visibility and blowing snow."

"People need to be prepared for this particular system because there is quite a bit of snow coming with it."

Laing advises having winter tires on your car, slowing down, and checking road conditions before heading out on to the roads. Also, make sure you have an emergency kit in your vehicle. 

"We had a fatality in the province yesterday because of road conditions. So people really need to be prepared."

READ MORE: Time To Brush Off Those Winter Driving Habits

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