Stratford News Winter weather returns to the region SHARE ON: Ethan Rabidoux, staff Thursday, Mar. 20th, 2014 It’s the first day of spring on the calendar but it sure doesn’t feel like it outside. A special weather statement has been issued by Environment Canada for Stratford, Perth and Huron Counties. Gusting winds are lashing our region along with blowing snow. So far, there are no school closures or bus cancellations to report. If you’re going to be out and about this morning, stay alert and watch out for kids heading to classes. Slick roads and poor visibility are on the menu for today’s motorists.