Posted by admin on July 21, 2017
Fall moisture conditions normal in most of Saskatchewan Despite drought like conditions earlier in the year, mostof the province has normal moisture conditions this fall, whilesome partsof eastern Saskatchewan have a higher than normal amount of moisture going into winter, theWater Security Agency (WSA) said Thursday. While spring and early summer precipitation was well below normal across much of the province, above normal late summer and fall precipitation resulted in near normal moisture levelsacross most of Saskatchewan between April 1 and Oct. 31, the agency said in a press release. had below normal amount of precipitation over the summer period and essentially that was made up by above normal (precipitation) in the fall, said Patrick Boyle, manager of corporate communications for WSA in Moose Jaw. By late October, topsoil moisture conditions were generally adequate across the grainbelt with the exception of an area in the northeast and a few pockets in east central areas where conditions are described as surplus. However, precipitation received during the first three weeks of November has resulted in more areas with surplus soil moisture conditions. of the province has near normal conditions for this time of year, although we have some areas in the eastern part of the province that still have higher than normal amounts of moisture on the landscape going into winter, Boyle said. Specifically, the Pipestone, Qu'Appelle, Assiniboine, Red Deer, Torch, and Carrot River Basins all have above normal moisture conditions for this time of year. Some stream flows in the Qu'Appelle, Pipestone and Assiniboine Basins were at above normal levels at the end of October. too early to look at (flooding in those areas) right now, Boyle said, adding WSA looks at three main factors in its nike air max u spring runoff forecast moisture conditions in the fall, the snowpack in winter and the amount of rainfall and snow melt in the spring. Overall, since 2010, the WSA's groundwater observation well network has shown an overall increase in groundwater levels throughout the province. However, long range forecasts for this winter are suggesting below normal precipitation, the agency said. everyone is suggesting below normal precipitation and certainly to this point we seen that, Boyle said. The agency fall report,whichsummarizes the water supply conditions during the late fall and early winter period, provides a better understanding of nike 2 hour marathon the conditions on the ground in preparation for spring runoff in 2016. The initial spring runoff outlook for 2016 will be issued in early February. epaper, Digital Access, Subscriber Rewards), please input your Print Newspaper subscription phone number and postal code. { phone } { addressPostalCode } By clicking "Create Account", I hearby grant permission to Market to use my account information to create my account. I also accept and agree to be bound by Postmedia's Terms and Conditions with respect to my use of the Site and I have read and understand Postmedia's Privacy Statement. epaper, Digital Access, Subscriber Rewards), please input your Print Newspaper subscription phone number and postal code. { phone } { addressPostalCode } By clicking "Create Account", I hearby grant permission to Postmedia to use my account information to create my account. I also nike shoes boys accept and agree to be bound by Postmedia's Terms and Conditions with respect to my use of the Site and I have read and understand Postmedia's Privacy Statement. I consent to the collection, use, maintenance, and disclosure of my information in accordance with the Postmedia's Privacy Policy.