April 16, 2010 — Can you remember what weather event took place on this day in Saskatchewan in 1958? Click on the video to the left for today's history lesson.
After an intense spring snowstorm that blasted the Prairies this week, the mild and sunny weather has moved back in. Contrast those mild conditions, with a huge weather event that took place on this day in 1958 in Watrous, Saskatchewan.
A tornado ripped through the area trapping 100 pigs in a barn. The winds were so intense that 5 more of the animals were discovered 5km away.
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