Blowing snow contributes to winter travel conditions

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An early November snow storm dumped varying amounts of snow across Saskatchewan on Sunday night and into this morning, resulting in winter driving conditions for much of the province.

Environment Canada noted that central areas of Saskatchewan received the most significant snowfall totals, including: Saskatoon 7.0 centimeters;  North Battleford 10 centimeters; Prince Albert 14 centimeters; La Ronge 14 centimeters; Melfort 15 centimeters; and Waskesiu Lake 30 to 40 centimeters.

In the Southwest, snow fluries are expected to end tonight, with sunny conditions and temperatures hovering near the zero Celsius mark forecast for the rest of the week.

People who have to travel duirng the week are reminded to visit Saskatchewan's Highway Hotline website at http://www.highways.gov.sk.ca/road-conditions/

Organizations: RCMP, Environment Canada, Highway Hotline

Geographic location: Saskatchewan, Lloydminster, North Battleford regions Maidstone Alberta Battleford Prince Albert regions Swift Current

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