This screenshot from Environment Canada shows the extreme cold warning for the Cariboo has ended Thursday, Jan. 16. (Screenshot - Environment Canada website)

All Quesnel School District buses are running today

As of 4:37 a.m. Jan. 16, the extreme cold warning for the Cariboo has ended

All buses are running today, Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Quesnel School District.

As well, the extreme cold warning in the Cariboo has ended, as of 4:37 a.m.

As of 5:42 a.m., the temperature in Quesnel is -25 C, according to Environment Canada, with a wind chill of -29 C.

As the day goes on, the light snow is expected to end this morning, then it will be cloudy, with a 40-per-cent chance of flurries. Winds are expected to be up to 15 kilometres per hour, and the win chill is forecast to be -39 C this morning and -28 C this afternoon. Environment Canada warns that people can get frostbite in minutes.

The high today is forecast to be -21 C in Quesnel.

Tonight, it is expected to be cloudy, with a 40-per-cent chance of flurries and wind up to 15 kilometres per hour. The risk of frostbite continues into the night, as the low is forecast to be 25 C, with a wind chill of -28 C in the evening and -33 C overnight.

In Nazko, the current weather is -28 C, which feels like -29 C, and it is expected to rise to -24 C during the day, then drop back to -28 C this evening. According to The Weather Network, it is currently overcast, and there is a 40-per-cent chance of flurries this afternoon and tonight.

Wells is sitting at -19 C (which feels like -23 C) as of 5:45 a.m., according to The Weather Network, and the temperature is expected to be -15 C today and -25 C tonight. There is a 40-per-cent chance of flurries today and tonight.

READ MORE: B.C.’s Puntzi Mountain shatters record lows at -48 C



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