students in Atlantic Canada have a particularly long weekend as schools across the region have announced they will close before a messy snow mix, ice pellets and freezing rain

All regional education centers in Nova Scotia announced shortly before 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning that they would close for the day

All HRCE schools are closed today (February 16, 2021) due to the freezing rain forecast forecast for the region The offices will open at 11 a.m. More details at https: // tco / 5G1dGv6Y43

All schools within the Conseil Scholaire (Acadien Provincial CSAP) as well as the Halifax-Gymnasium and the Sacred Heart School are also closed on Tuesday

All Anglophone and Francophone schools in New Brunswick also announced that they will close as 10 inches of snow are expected between Tuesday and Wednesday morning

16 February @ 5:37 am All schools in ASD-E are closed for Tuesday the 16th due to the forecasted weather February, closed #ASDEalert https: // tco / FSWvSQSL3J

Freezing rain warnings apply to all of Nova Scotia. The periods of snow and ice pellets start early Tuesday and switch to a longer period of ice pellets and freezing rain later in the day

Environment Canada says the greatest impacts of freezing rain will be inland and in northern parts of the province

“Surfaces such as highways, roads, sidewalks and parking lots can get icy and slippery,” Environment Canada said in a special weather statement, “Be ready to adapt your driving to changing road conditions”

Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain at sub-zero temperatures creates ice formation and icy surfaces

The Nova Scotia Community College subway locations will be delaying opening until 11am, with an update expected at 10am

#NSCC Metro Campuses (Ivany, Aviation, IT and Akerley) will postpone the opening until 11am today due to upcoming weather conditions Will be reevaluated at 10am @CBCNS @CTVAtlantic @CTVMorningAtl @globalhalifax @chronicleherald @ NEWS957 @ Q104Halifax @ FX1019 @VirginRadioHali #nsstorm

Halifax Transit says it is ready to implement its snow plan in the event that the road conditions are too icy However, no routes were diverted until 8:30 a.m.

The Halifax Regional Municipality says many recreational facilities will postpone opening at least noon today

As a reminder, many recreational facilities will postpone opening until at least noon today. Please call your local recreation center for more information. Halifax Public Gardens will remain closed today

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World News – CA – Schools closed during the Maritimes before the weather was messy

Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/7642673/ns-school-closures-feb-16/