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School buses cancelled in Windsor-Essex due to snowfall

School buses in Windsor-Essex have been cancelled Tuesday due to bad weather.

Most buses in Chatham-Kent cancelled as well

Windsor-Essex school buses are cancelled Tuesday following a snowfall. (Colleen Connors/CBC )

School buses in Windsor-Essex have been cancelled Tuesday due to snowy weather.

The Greater Essex County District School Board said classes remain open for elementary school students who are attending in-person classes, while high school students will continue studies online.

The Windsor-Essex Catholic School Board said its classrooms are open as well. Though secondary students in cohorts A and B are expected to attend online. 

In Chatham-Kent, buses in zones one through seven are cancelled, while Zone 8 busing is going ahead. Schools are open.

Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent remain under a special weather statement due to the first significant snowfall of the year.

Environment Canada says an additional 5 centimetres of snow could fall between Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

"Motorists should be prepared for winter driving conditions," the federal weather agency stated on its website.

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