Storm Watch, Cancellations, School Buses

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  • First Student route 496 out of St. Peter’s Catholic SS is running 15 minutes late.
  • Sharp route 756 from St. Bernards C.S delayed 15 minutes
  • Parkview route 254 from Marchmont P.S. delayed 20 minutes
  • Parkview route 740 from Notre Dame C.S.,Patrick Fogarty Catholic S.S. delayed 25 minutes
  • Sharp route F300 from Harriett Todd P.S.,Regent Park P.S delayed 45 minutes


  • All school buses and vans in the West Weather Zone of Simcoe County (Collingwood, Stayner, WasagaBeach) have been cancelled due to significant amounts of snowfall and current road and visibility conditions


  • Simcoe County Girls Basketball championship tournament to be held at Georgian Bay District Secondary School and North Simcoe Sports and Rec Centre in Midland has been cancelled again for today
  • Canadian Forces Base Borden is currently at reduced manning due to hazardous road conditions and snow accumulation. All non-essential base employees are asked to report to work at 10 a.m.


Snow Squall Watch

  • Barrie, Collingwood, Hillsdale

Snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate.

Lake effect snow squalls are expected to develop Thursday morning.

Snow squalls from Georgian bay will affect the regions early Thursday morning and will dissipate by Thursday evening. Local snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 centimetres are possible.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common.