Weather shifts from one extreme to the next

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Watch the video above: After a few warmer than usual weeks, temperatures are expected to, once again, take a plunge in Saskatoon. Aaron Streck reports.

SASKATOON – To say we’ve been spoiled by Mother Nature the last few weeks in Saskatchewan is an understatement. After an above seasonal start to winter, many knew it wouldn’t last.

“For the past three or four weeks we’ve been under an influence of a mild westerly Pacific airmass which has pretty much covered the prairies,” said Environment Canada Meteorologist Mike McDonald.

“That airflow is starting to weaken and we’re starting to see some really cold air system bottled up over the arctic now starting to slump southward.”

The shift could already be felt Saturday as the daytime high was reached in the overnight hours but it wasn’t stopping too many people from withstanding the elements.

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