Big heat returns to Saskatchewan this weekend with the mercury rising into the 30s for some areas.
Friday started off a few degrees below seasonal with temperatures not quite reaching double digits in Regina and Saskatoon.
A system swinging through kicks up a good chance of showers and the risk of a thunderstorm around the dinnertime hour for the lower half of the province.
The risk of convective precipitation decreases overnight as the weather-maker heads into Manitoba.
Tonight’s lows will manage to sneak back into the low double digits, but a major warm-up is on the way for Saturday.
A developing high ridge of pressure will keep conditions clear and warm on Saturday.
30-degree heat is expected in the Queen City, but temperatures remain slightly cooler in the high 20s for central communities.
A clearing will make for ideal photo-taking opportunities to capture the night skies!
Scattered showers will likely re-develop across the region on Sunday with yet another system moving in.
Once the rain eases, temperatures should manage to spring back up into the upper 20s or low 30s during the afternoon.
A few millimetres of rain could accumulate by the latter half of the weekend for the far southeast.
The workweek begins under sunny skies and daytime highs in the low-to-mid 20s.
The rain returns to the region mid-week which comes as a relief to farmers across the province!
Lamarr Oksasikewiyin took the July 12 Your Saskatchewan photo at Echo Lake.
The Saskatchewan weather outlook is your source for the province’s most accurate forecast and is your one-stop-shop for all things weather with comprehensive, in-depth analysis that you can only find here.
© 2019 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.