Extreme cold temperatures, adverse weather and slick road conditions have closed schools in most of Nova Scotia on Friday.
All Annapolis Valley Regional School Board schools
All South Shore Regional School Board schools
All Schools in the Tri-County Regional School Board schools
AllCape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board schools
All Chignecto Central Regional School Board schools
Meanwhile schools within the Halifax Regional School Board remain open.
Many NSCC campuses have also cancelled classes or delayed opening.
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for much of Nova Scotia warning of extremely cold temperatures.
The weather service says “very cold air” and strong northwesterly winds overnight Thursday and Friday morning will cause temperatures to drop to -15 to -20 C.
When wind chill values Friday morning are factored in, the temperature will be near -30 C, and Environment Canada warns there is a significant risk of frostbite.