Snowmageddon Forces Closures, More Snow Coming

(WINDSOR, ON) – Environment Canada is reporting an overnight accumulation of almost 14 inches in some areas.

Snow will end this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. More snow is expected amounting to 2 to 4 cm. There will be blowing snow this morning with the wind from the northeast at 40 kph, gusting to 60, becoming northwest at 30 kph, gusting to 50 later this morning. The high will be -9.

Tonight will be partly cloudy with the wind from the northwest at 20 kph, becoming southwest at 20 after midnight. Low will be -16.

Tomorrow will be mainly cloudy with 40 per cent chance of flurries. There will be periods of snow beginning in the evening, and the wind will be from the southwest at 20 kph. The high will be -7.

 All French schools across Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent are closed. All public/Catholic schools in Chatham-Kent are closed, buses aren’t running and board offices are also closed.

Buses in all Lambton-Kent zones are cancelled for today due to conditions and all schools in all Zones are closed.

All Public and Catholic School Board provided transportation is cancelled in Windsor and Essex County. All school rentals have also been cancelled today.

The Windsor and Chatham campuses of St Clair College are closed as well as well as the University of Windsor.

Transit Windsor buses are operating on a reduced schedule. Transit official Pat Delmore advises that schedules will not be met and there will be severely restricted service in some areas of the City of Windsor.

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