Water levels have started to ease off in the Estevan area.
Greg Hoffart, with the local RM, says both the weather and the Saskatchewan Watershed Authority are now working in their favour.
"We've recently received good news from Sask Water in that they're going to start to reduce the flow that's coming out of Boundary Dam reservoir."
He says roughly seven homes, just south of Estevan, went under water this week.
Over one hundred rural municipalities are still under a state of emergency due to spring flooding.
David Marit is president of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural
Municipalities. He knew damage was bad, but had no idea it would be so
"We've had reports from some municipalities where the damage is going to be...two million dollars," Marit said.
It is a very nervous time for residents in about 25 homes in the Rural Municipality of Estevan who are on stand-by for evacuation.
The southeast RM declared a state of emergency as of 9 a.m. Wednesday morning and advised affected residents to be ready to evacuate as the water rises.
Kelly LaFrentz is the local reeve and says residents are furiously sandbagging as the waters rise.
An 18-year-old man from Brooks, Alberta is being kicked out of his apartment and slapped with criminal charges.
Thamal Hemakumara has been charged with mischief over $5,000 and will be appearing in court on Nov. 14.
Police have been investigating what caused a sprinkler to go off at the south residence on the University of Regina in late September, causing water to flood the bottom six floors of the building.
The University of Regina could still not provide answers on why a sprinkler went off in its south residence building on Saturday.
It was a different kind of alarm that woke students in the south residence tower early Saturday morning.
At about 1 a.m., a malfunction in the fire alarm system caused a sprinkler on the sixth floor to unleash a rush of water. The building was evacuated and students spent their morning trying to sleep in the Riddell Centre or elsewhere.
“I thought it was just a fire drill,” said Paula Poirer who lives in the building. “We had to wait two hours before they said there was a malfunction on the sixth floor, and water was just going everywhere.”
A warm up in the weather is great news for Bruce Hipkin's crops which are several weeks behind thanks to flooding that hit the Lumsden Valley this spring.
"Normally we'd be threshing peas now. We're probably a week or ten days away (from that,)" Hipkin said while standing near one of his barley fields.
A tornado has touched down near the town of Carlyle and large hail has caused damage to vehicles in the area as well.
Environment Canada had been following the storm Saturday morning issuing watches to a number of towns that severe weather was likely to develop.
"We do expect these storms to be rather violent with the possibility of rotating updrafts," said Mike Russo with Environment Canada early in the day Saturday.
Canada's senior climatologist has a potentially controversial explanation for the wild weather seen in Canada this summer.
In the span of about a month both Alberta and now Toronto have been inundated with rainfall, resulting in massive flooding. That has left people wondering why it's happening now.
David Phillips, senior climatologist with Environment Canada, said most explanations are leaning toward climate change.
SGI wants you to keep an eye out for people who could be selling flood-damaged cars out of Alberta.
After massive flooding that hit that province over the last several weeks Saskatchewan Government Insurance is concerned some people may be trying to get rid of wrecked vehicles.