Due to snow and icy roads, regular morning and afternoon school bus service is cancelled today: Thursday, February 8th. Third Academy is open and teachers are available for students who can be transported both ways by parents. We apologize for the inconvenience. At this time conditions look more favorable for Friday, February 9th.
For more information on Calgary weather, visit Enviorment Canada at https://weather.gc.ca/forecast/hourly/ab-52_metric_e.html.
This is the advisory issued earlier this morning:
4:29 AM MST Thursday 08 February 2018
Winter storm warning in effect for: City of Calgary
Significant amounts of snow, with total amounts of 25 to 35 cm is expected. Over higher terrain along the foothills local amounts of 50 cm could be seen.
An area of heavy snow currently from Grande Cache to Medicine Hat, will slump southward today bringing heavy snowfall to all of southern Alberta.
Snowfall will being to taper off this afternoon in central Alberta and this evening for southern Alberta.
Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet reports using #ABStorm.
Calgary Traffic Cameras can be viewed at http://www.calgary.ca/Transportation/Roads/Pages/Traffic/Advisories-closures-and-detours/Calgary-Traffic-Cameras.aspx