TORONTO – A severe winter storm is bearing down on the GTA, and forced the closure of many schools and services Tuesday. But it’s not done yet, and the storm is to drop up to 25 cm of snow by Wednesday morning, likely leading to more cancellations and major chaos for commuters.
LATEST CLOSURES HERE: Latest school bus cancellations and public transportation delays for March 2, 2016
Here’s the latest as of Tuesday night on what you can expect Wednesday.
WATCH: Global News Chief Metereologist Anthony Farnell with a weather update.
For the latest southern Ontario forecasts from Environment Canada, click here.
Travel and Transit
TTC had a rough Tuesday morning, with a major subway interruption. For the latest on impacted transit lines on Wednesday morning get service updates here or follow @TTCnotices on 桑拿会所.
GO Transit said Tuesday night it will be operating trains on an adjusted scheduled Wednesday. Some express trips will be cancelled. UP Express will run every 30 minutes.
ICYMI: Media Release – GO Transit and UP Express Prepare for Winter Storm #GOsafely https://t.co/Xeo8c8fAHS
— Anne Marie Aikins (@femwriter) March 2, 2016
Multiple flights from Toronto were cancelled Tuesday. Check your flight status and watch for 桑拿会所 updates from your point of departure.
Air Canada, Westjet and Porter have issued travel advisories and loosened their ticketing policies for affected flights.
Billy Bishop airport
Check your flight status here
March 1: Weather may result in delays and cancellations. Please check with your airline for flight status and updates.
— Billy Bishop Airport (@BBishopAirport) March 2, 2016
Pearson International airport
Check your flight status here
As winter weather moves into the area, flights may be affected. Check your flight schedule with your airline or at https://t.co/im60P3D7VP.
— Toronto Pearson (@TorontoPearson) March 1, 2016
Colleges and Universities
Closures are from Tuesday. Check with your school for the latest.
Centennial College: all campuses closed as of 3:30 p.m.
George Brown College: Continuing Education classes proceeding as scheduled, but specific classes are cancelled
George Brown’s ConEd classes will run as scheduled this evening. To check if your specifc class has been cancelled: https://t.co/l48IwOth4E
— George Brown ConEd (@ConEd_GBC) March 1, 2016
University of Guelph-Humber closing at 6 p.m.
Humber College closing at 6 p.m. Child Care Centres are staying open until parents are able to pick up their children.
McMaster University closing at 4:30.
Mohawk College closed at 3:30 p.m.
Seneca College: part-time Faculty of Education classes and community recreation events are continuing with a disclaimer; if students feel unsafe to travel, they should contact instructors.
Sheridan College: closing at 5 p.m. All evening classes cancelled.
University of Toronto‘s Mississauga campus is closing at 6 p.m.
University of Ontario Institute of Technology has cancelled all classes after 6:30 p.m.
York University has declared a “weather emergency” and closed its campus as of 4:30 p.m.
Click through to your school board’s 桑拿会所 account for the latest.
Toronto District School Board
No cancellation of programs/activities at TDSB this evening. Weather-related updates will be tweeted & posted on https://t.co/CZB5azHqqX.
— Toronto DSB (@tdsb) March 1, 2016
Toronto Catholic District School Board
No decision yet on possible cancellations or closures. We’ll let you know early in the morning.
— Toronto Catholic DSB (@TCDSB) March 2, 2016
Peel District School Board
The Peel school board had some fun with those expecting a snow day Wednesday.
Night, #peelfam. Decision will be posted by 6:15 a.m. Check our feed before you tweet us. Help a sister/brother out. pic.twitter长沙桑拿/ZNlMpXZe3w
— Peel School Board (@PeelSchools) March 2, 2016
Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
Weather-related cancellations for @DPCDSBSchools are posted at https://t.co/kDRQW57Y4L. Check frequently for updates.
— DPCDSB (@DPCDSBSchools) March 1, 2016
Halton District School Board
Tues.March 1- All after school activities,night classes,school /Board mtgs and events are CANCELLED this evening due to poor weather.
— HDSB (@HaltonDSB) March 1, 2016
Durham District School Board
DDSB Evening Cancellations Due to Inclement Weather – March 1, 2016 https://t.co/Pur9QWK59m
— DurhamDSB (@DurhamDSB) March 1, 2016
York Region District School Board
REMINDER: We tweet by 6:30 AM if there is a #YRDSB bus cancellation. Learn more about inclement weather days at https://t.co/9PpaDF8i49.
— York Region DSB (@YRDSB) March 2, 2016
York Catholic District School Board
Due to inclement weather, all #YCDSB Permits are cancelled for tonight, March 1.
— YCDSB (@ycdsb) March 1, 2016