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Current weather and extended forecasts for the city of WInnipeg.
Cold weather guidelines
Students stay indoors for recess when the wind chill reaches -28 degrees Celsius based on the Environment Canada readings at The Forks, Winnipeg.
the school year there may be times when school bus transportation is
cancelled due to inclement weather or poor driving conditions, but
schools will remain open.
bus transportation for all school divisions in the City of Winnipeg is
A. If the actual temperature is -35°C (regardless of
windchill) based on the 6:00 a.m. Environment Canada reading at the
Forks, Winnipeg or;
B. If the wind chill reaches -45°C (regardless of air temperature) based on the
6:00 a.m. Environment Canada readings at the Forks, Winnipeg.
temperature and windchill readings can be found at the Environment Canada website
for latest readings at The Forks). When bus transportation is cancelled
in the morning, it will not resume later in the day even if weather
Winnipeg media outlets are contacted in the early morning and are asked
that they broadcast and/or post bus cancellation information.
Severe Weather Conditions
Severe weather conditions and poor roads may extend the running time of some buses, resulting in late arrival and departure.
make sure that children are suitably clothed until picked up and that
they have a place to go in the event the bus does not arrive.
Parents/guardians must also ensure that children have a place to go
after the return trip.