Snowstorm causes highway closures and travel warnings in parts of south and central Sask.

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The winter storm is entering its second day with areas like the Battlefords and Kindersley having their surrounding highways shut down or rated as travel not recommended by Highway Hotline.

Snowfall totals for areas in central and southern Saskatchewan are expected to reach up to 40 cm, and with wind gusts of 60 to 70 km/h, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Highways surrounding Saskatoon, the Battlefords and Kindersley range from travel not recommended to closures. Highway 16 leaving North Battleford for is closed as of 10:45 a.m. CST on Sunday.

The City of Saskatoon reported 21cm of snow accumulation and have

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