Environment Canada issued special weather statements and warnings for several parts of Saskatchewan early Thursday morning.
The weather agency said a low pressure system was expected to move into the province from Alberta over the course of the day Thursday, bringing the potential for freezing rain across Southern Saskatchewan and heavy snow in the province’s northeast.
Environment Canada warned that an expected 10 to 15 centimetres of snow could make for difficult driving conditions in the northeast, including areas around Hudson Bay, La Ronge, Pelican Narrows and Melfort.
Special weather statements on freezing rain were issued for a number of areas in the south including Regina, Moose Jaw, Estevan and Swift Current.
While any freezing rain was expected to be light, Environment Canada warned there was still uncertainty as to how exactly the system would develop as it moved from west to east throughout the day.