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Saturday , 28 May 2022

Snowfall and Blowing Snow Warning for the Lakeland Region; some bus cancellations

Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm today. Snow will end this afternoon.

Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow, with strong wind gusts of 70 to 80 km/h, will develop this morning and end late this afternoon.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

Blowing snow advisories are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours.

Ensure that shelter is provided for pets and outdoor animals.

Bus Cancellations

Due to the snowfall and blowing snow warnings, Northern Lights Public Schools have cancelled buses for Monday, January 31st, 2022.

As of 6:55 am, no other school divisions in the Lakeland region have cancelled buses. Please check your local school division for updates on transportation.

 

Blowing Snow & Snowfall advisory in effect for:

  • Co. of St. Paul near Ashmont St. Vincent and St. Lina
  • Co. of St. Paul near Elk Point and St. Edouard
  • Co. of St. Paul near Lindbergh and Frog Lake
  • Co. of St. Paul near St. Paul and Lafond
  • Improvement District 349 including Cold Lake Air Weapons Range
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Fork Lake
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Heart Lake
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Lac La Biche and Square Lake
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Lakeland Prov. Park and Rec. Area
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Plamondon Hylo and Avenir
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Beaverdam
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Bonnyville Ardmore and Kehewin Res.
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Cold Lake and City of Cold Lake
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Fishing Lake Smt
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Glendon and Moose Lake
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near La Corey Wolf Lake and Truman
  • Smoky Lake Co. near Buffalo Lake and Kikino Smts
  • Smoky Lake Co. near Vilna Saddle Lake and Whitefish Lake

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Jena Colbourne is the owner of Connected Media Inc. o/a Lakeland Connect. As a founding member of the Lakeland Connect team, Jena oversees the content creation of the website and its social media presence. Armed with a marketing, management and communications background Jena enjoys the creative aspects of Lakeland Connect, as such she is able to navigate the online world with ease.