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Fog cancels Essex County school buses Friday morning

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A heads up for Essex County parents, as all school board-provided transportation has been cancelled Friday morning due to heavy fog.

According to the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB), all board-provided morning transportation is cancelled Friday due to heavy fog in the area.

City board-operated transportation remains operational all day, while the GECDSB said afternoon buses will also remain operational.

In addition, schools remain open.

In the City of Windsor meanwhile, all board-provided transportation is operational.

The bus cancellations come as the region is under a fog advisory, with Environment Canada warning of “near zero visibility” early Friday morning, before tapering off later in the morning. 

 

Windsor's upcoming forecast 

Friday: Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness late this morning then a few rain showers beginning near noon then changing to a few flurries this afternoon and ending later this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h then increasing to 40 km/h gusting to 60 km/h near noon. High 4 C with temperature falling to – 4 C this afternoon. Wind chill – 10 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low.

Friday night: Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h. Low – 9 C. Wind chill – 10 this evening and – 17 overnight.

Saturday: Mainly cloudy with 40 per cent chance of flurries in the morning. Clearing near noon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 3 C. Wind chill – 16 in the morning and – 5 in the afternoon.

Sunday: Sunny. Windy. High 8 C.

Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 10 C.

Tuesday: Cloudy with 60 per cent chance of showers. High 15 C.

Wednesday: Cloudy with 70 per cent chance of rain. High 5 C.

Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 3 C. 

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