A blast of arctic air is moving into Saskatchewan this weekend.
Environment Canada has put out with a special weather statement because of the bitterly cold conditions making their way into the province.
The statement covers areas around Regina, Saskatoon, Carlyle, Kamsack, Fort Qu’Appelle, Warman, Melfort, Tisdale, Yorkton, Moosomin, Humboldt, Hudson Bay and Prince Albert.
Extreme cold weather can be deadly so people are encouraged to make an emergency kit if they plan on travelling the highways.
According to Environment Canada, the mild weather for much of Saskatchewan will end on Friday with highs between -10 C and -16 C. After that, the Arctic air will bring daytime highs of -20 C and overnight lows near or colder than -30 C.
The cold front is expected to move through the province this weekend. On Sunday, highs in the south are expected to be under -20 C, with the north expected to get highs under -30 C.
The remainder of the week will see a polar vortex move in, bringing with it highs colder than -20 C and overnight lows near -30 C.
There will be periods of extreme wind chills, creating temperatures between-35 C and -50 C, depending on where you are in the province.