Snow routes declared in Regina following blizzard

Snow Routes have been declared by the City of Regina, as crews continue to clean up from this weeks blizzard.

That means streets that have the blue snowflake signs will not allow parking from 6:00 AM Thursday until 6:00 AM Friday.

This will allow City crews to properly plow the streets from curb to curb.

Those who remain parked during the snow route will be ticketed.

A map of the snow routes is available on the city’s website.

Snowfall totals were tricky to meausre in the southern part of the province because of the strong winds and drifting, but Environment Canada says 8 cm’s fell in Regina and 10 Cm’s in Saskatoon.

Those numbers were much higher further north, Pelican Narrows received 28 cm’s of snow, Waskesiu got 22 cm’s.

The strongest wind gust from the storm was in Swift Current, measured at 113 km/h.


More numbers listed below:

Snowfall in centimetres:

La Ronge 17
Southend 13

From Nav Canada Airport Observers:
Meadow Lake 24

From CoCorahs and other volunteers
Clavette 11
Vibank 11
Ile a la Crosse 10
Saskatoon 10
Regina 8
Strasbourg 8

Wind gusts in km/h:

Val Marie 107
Estevan 106
Assiniboia 102
Coronach 102
Moose Jaw 98
Eastend 96
Lucky Lake 93
Weyburn 93
Leader 91
Maple Creek 91
Regina 91
Kindersley 85
Broadview 83
Rosetown 80
Last Mountain 76
North Battleford 74
Yorkton 70
Saskatoon 69


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