Blowing snow advisory delays school opening
Light snowfall over the next 24 hours will add up
Public schools on P.E.I. delayed opening one hour with a blowing snow advisory in effect for the whole province.
Northumberland Ferries has cancelled sailings until further notice and Confederation Bridge has a wind warning advisory in place.
Plow dispatchers are reporting reduced visibility on Island roads. Cold temperatures, -10 C at 6 a.m. at Charlottetown Airport, gusty winds and light snowfall overnight are coming together to create the poor travel conditions.
Environment Canada expects a further two centimetres in flurries, with the wind increasing in strength over the course of the day, blowing at 60 km/h gusting to 80 by evening.
The snow will become heavier overnight, with five to 10 centimetres forecast.
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With files from Stephanie Kelly