Air from the Yukon brought the temperature down considerably in Southern Saskatchewan to start the new week.

Meteorologist Robyn Dyck said a cold front followed a low-pressure system that tracked south of Moose Jaw, along the US border.

"What followed is an arctic ridge of high pressure that basically came from the Yukon. It brought a whole bunch of cold temperatures with it," said Dyck.

In the Environment Canada forecast, there is a risk of frostbite expected Monday night, with wind chill values in the -30 C realm.

But temperatures will soon rise to more typical levels.

"The next few days we should have a bit of a reprieve as we get to a bit of a westerly push," said Dyck.

The cold weather overshadowed the snow in Moose Jaw over the weekend. However, that's not the case everywhere. A station near Assiniboia, where a snowfall warning was in effect, recorded 10 centimeters.

The full forecast for Moose Jaw can be found here. Winter weather has already impacted travel for some motorists as well, check the road report before you venture out on the highways. 

 

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