Those in Saskatoon hoping for that perfect Christmas card look on Christmas, might get their wish after all.
Environment Canada’s latest forecast as of Friday is calling for flurries this weekend in Saskatoon, however it’s unclear how much the city will actually receive.
An official white Christmas requires at least 2 centimetres to be on the ground, according to the weather agency’s David Phillips.
“It’s a tough call as to whether you’re going to get that 2 cm.”
While it’s uncertain how much snow is headed for Saskatoon, residents in the southeastern Saskatchewan are getting their snow shovels ready.
Environment Canada issued a special weather alert Thursday for southeast Saskatchewan beginning Christmas Day.
Communities including Weyburn, Estevan and Moosimin are expected to get 15-20 centimetres of snow.
“The track is important. It can miss you, or it can clobber you.”
Just like Christmas morning, Phillips said we’ll just have to see what Mother Nature brings.
“The vast majority of Canada is going to have a white Christmas. It’s a question right now of whether its going to be the major cities in Saskatchewan.”
“I bet a few loonies on the fact Regina will get one and (Saskatoon) may just get one.”
Phillips said a brown Christmas in Saskatoon has only happened three times in 60 years.