Cold snap continues, schools closed and buses not running in Wolf Creek School Division

School closure continues for third day

Yesterday Red Deer reported minus 42 and was considered one of the coldest places on earth.

There is some reprive this morning with the unofficial temperature rising to minus 28 in some areas.

However, due to the extreme cold Wolf Creek Public Schools is cancelling buses and closing schools again today, Jan. 16.

Please know that high schools will remain open only for students writing diploma exams. High school students, please check your school website for an important message regarding inclement weather and diploma exams.

WCPS uses AP 132 — Closure of Schools Due to Inclement Weather to guide the decisions on school closure and bus cancellations. You can learn more about how this decision is made by going to: https://www.wolfcreek.ab.ca/school-division/transportation/inclement-weather-bus-cancellation-and-school-closures.

Due to extreme cold frostbite can occur within minutes so take necessary caution and bundle up if outside.

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