© Guardian photo by Mitch MacDonald
Francine Giroux, left, and Ron Quesnel clean off their car in the Atlantic Superstore parking lot in Charlottetown before venturing back to their home downtown during Sunday’s winter blast. Guardian photo by Mitch MacDonald
Prince Edward Island schoolchildren can sleep in this morning -- but just for an hour.
Schools in the French and English school boards will be operating this morning, but on a one-hour delay as crews clear roads from Sunday's snow storm.
Northumberland Ferries' first crossing of the morning is cancelled and service is suspended until further notice.
The roads are passable but drivers are urged to use caution.
The Environment Canada Weather Office is forecasting flurries for Prince Edward Island this morning wiht a risk of freezing drizzle early this morning in the amount of 5 cm.
Islanders should expect local blowing snow with winds from the north at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 becoming light this morning. Wind will change and come from the west near noon, at 40 km/h gusting to 60. We'll be back to cooler temperatures then too, with a forecast of -7C.