Numerous schools around the province have delayed openings this morning due to impending weather.
As of 7:45 a.m., only a couple of metro schools were on the list of schools saying they would make an announcement later this morning.
School closings are listed here: https://www.nlesd.ca/schools/statusreport/index.jsp
A special weather statement issued by Environment Canada says snow will begin snow begin early this morning in metro. then change to freezing rain, then rain and fog this afternoon. Snowfall amount is expected to be 2-4 cm. Rainfall amount 10-15 mm with a high of 6 C. Fog, rain and drizzle tonight.
Over eastern Newfoundland, southeasterly winds are forecast to gust near 80 km/h and possibly higher, especially over coastal areas exposed to the southeast. Because of the recent damage caused by wind last Saturday, Environment Canada advises the public to take precautions if they have any property made vulnerable to further damage.
Marine Atlantic has suspended sailings until tonight at 11:45 p.m.