Eli Pick sent in the above video of the blowing snow in Estevan on Monday afternoon.
A powerful storm has made its way to Estevan, bringing strong winds and blowing snow to the city.
The howling winds arrived at noon, with gusts reaching 84 kilometres an hour thus far. The snow began just after 4 p.m. Monday, with the wind whipping the snow around.
Environment Canada has reported sustained winds of 63 kilometres per hour, and gusts of 89 kilometres per hour.
Roads were already slick due to light rain earlier in the day.
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways Highway Hotline has issued travel not recommended advisories for all of the highways around Estevan. The Highway Hotline reports such issues as slush, icy or slippery section, roads that are wet subject to freezing, swirling snow and zero visibility.
Highways that are east of Highway 9, as well as Highway 13 from Stoughton to Carlyle, are still reporting that winter conditions exist.
Many highways in west and central Saskatchewan are closed.
In a tweet, the Estevan Police Service reminded the public that with the wind and snow, motorists are asked to give themselves more time while travelling and to check the Highway Hotline for updated road conditions.
A wind warning and a blowing snow advisory remain in effect for southeast Saskatchewan. The strong winds, snow and blowing snow is expected to continue overnight.
The Mercury will have more details as they become available.
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