Due to extreme cold a number of Lakeland area buses have been cancelled. Schools remain open and classes resume.
Northern Light Public Schools have cancelled its Bonnyville routes, along with some other routes. Find your bus status here: https://www.nlpsab.ca/transportation/bus-status
Lakeland Catholic School Division has cancelled a number of buses. You can find yohr bus status here: https://www.lrcssd.ca/parents/transportation/bus-status
St. Paul Regional Education Division buses have cancelled the majority of its buses. You can find your status here: https://www.stpauleducation.ab.ca/busing
Le transport scolaire est annulé pour les écoles suivantes : du Sommet, Beaux-Lacs, Beauséjour et Voyageur en matinée, en raison du froid extrême. Le service reprendra cet après-midi. Les écoles restent ouvertes. School buses are cancelled this morning for those schools : du Sommet, Beaux-Lacs, Beauséjour, Voyageur due to extreme cold weather. Schools remain open. The buses will be in service this afternoon.
Extreme Cold Warning issued for the Lakeland
Extremely cold wind chill values near minus 40 or colder will moderate by this afternoon.
The coldest wind chill values, near minus 50, are over eastern parts of the province this morning.
Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.
Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.
If it’s too cold for you to stay outside, it’s too cold for your pet to stay outside.
Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.
Extreme Cold Warning 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
Always check your school’s bus status with your division for the most up-to-date information.