NIC’s Campbell River campus was closed on Tuesday evening because of the winter weather. File photo

North Island College reopens campuses in Campbell River and Comox Valley following snow

Forecast calls for 10-20 mm of rain, a high of 6 C and ‘snow over northern sections’ this morning

All North Island College (NIC) campuses are open this morning, and classes will run as scheduled, according to NIC spokesperson Christiana Wiens.

NIC advised on Tuesday afternoon that it would not be holding evening classes from 6 p.m. on at campuses in Campbell River as well as the Comox Valley because of inclement weather.

ITV courses delivered from Campbell River and Comox Valley were also cancelled, but the Mount Waddington and Port Alberni campuses remained open.

By 7 a.m. today, DriveBC reported no issues on roads in the Campbell River area following Tuesday’s snowfall.

Environment Canada is forecasting 10-20 mm of rain, with “snow over northern sections early this morning.” A high of 6 C is expected.

Southeast winds are expected to reach 30 km/h this morning, except in exposed coastal areas, which are expected to see winds of up to 60 km/h in the late morning and afternoon.

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