PEI

Blowing snow advisory delays school opening

Public schools on P.E.I. delayed opening one hour with a blowing snow advisory in effect for the whole province.

Light snowfall over the next 24 hours will add up

P.E.I. will wake up to another snowy morning Thursday. (Submitted by Marlie Rayner)

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

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