With the storm running through Estevan at the start of the week and leaving behind a large amount of snow, you may notice that a lot of semi trucks have filled up the parking lots of a lot of the truck stops in the area.
Thanks to icy roads, blustering winds, and low visibility, many truckers that have been passing through the area are now hunkered down in the city to let the storm pass and the road crews do their job and get rid of some snow and make it a little safer for travel.
"I'm hoping to see some rain tomorrow and I'm hoping it stays that way," says Lee Sprow, whose trucking route has him travelling from Vancouver B.C. all the way down to to the south eastern tip of the United States in Florida. Or at least, that's where he's supposed to be travelling.
Yesterday, the storm stopped him in Regina, and this morning when he got away from the city, it was still raining/misting to begin the day. By the time Sprow got here to Estevan, the snow had started to fall, the rain had stopped, and the wind had begun, marking his second stop in just a short 24 hour period, along with many other truckers who had managed to get this far and were forced to stop.
Sprow, along with many of the others stuck in the city, and will be until the weather clears up a little bit.