Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory for areas south and west of Saskatoon including Hanley, Outlook, Watrous, Kindersley, Biggar, Rosetown, Moose Jaw and Lloydminster. Near zero visibility in fog and freezing drizzle is expected into Wednesday.
As of noon on Tuesday, Kindersley had been reporting over nine hours straight of 200-metre visibility.
Fog in Alsask this morning courtesy Lorin Briand. Fog advisory in effect: https://t.co/j4GsTPiWRb #Sask #skstorm https://t.co/QN2gu6pNqB
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A slow moving front will maintain light winds and high humidities, along with extensive low cloud, widespread fog and areas of freezing drizzle throughout the remainder of the day and tonight.
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On Wednesday, a shift to slightly colder and drier north winds should lift the fog.
Travel is expected to be hazardous across the region due to reduced visibility.
If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance.
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Fog advisory ISSUED for:
LloydminsterOutlook – Watrous – Hanley – Imperial – DinsmoreKindersley – Rosetown – Biggar – Wilkie – MacklinMoose Jaw – Pense – Central Butte – Craik
Lighthouse busy with recent cold snap