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Utah schools impacted by winter storm

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This story will be updated with closure and delay information for Utah schools as the information becomes available. Most districts do not announce if they are open, so if your district is not listed, they may be open.

SALT LAKE CITY — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that will stay in effect from 10 pm Sunday night until 10 pm Monday, and a number of Utah schools are already responding.

What to expect

KSL Meteorologist Dan Guthrie says that we can expect four to eight inches in the valleys with one to two feet expected in the mountains.

Guthrie expects that half of those snow totals will fall throughout the night on Sunday with the rest of the totals coming Monday.

The Utah Department of Transportation is expecting that this storm will impact both the morning and evening commutes.

Spokesman John Gleason encouraged Utahns to stay off the roads Monday.

“All indications are that this is a major winter storm,” Gleason told KSL.

“We’re recommending that if people have flexibility with their travel tomorrow, that they stay off the roads as much as possible.

“Our primary focus is keeping everyone safe, and just having fewer people out on the roads tomorrow during this major snowstorm, that’s going to allow us to accomplish that goal,” Gleason says.

The Utah Highway Patrol is also urging those with the ability to work from home to do so.

Governor Gary Herbert issued a late start for state employees, as well. State offices will not be open until 12 p.m.

Utah schools information

CLOSED

Alpine School District

“Due to heavy snow and dangerous road conditions overnight and expected throughout the day all school sin Alpine School district are CLOSED today.”

Canyons School District

“Extreme weather and dangerous road conditions have forced the cancellation of school in Canyons District. All schools, District Offices will be closed for the day. This announcement is for one day only. Please stay safe and warm today.”

Jordan School District

“All Jordan School District Schools Are Now CLOSED. All District offices are closed as well.”

Juab School District

CLOSED.

Murray School District

CLOSED.

Nebo School District

CLOSED.

Preston School District

CLOSED.

Provo School District

CLOSED.

Salt Lake School District

CLOSED.

LDSBC

CLOSED.

Salt Lake Community College

CLOSED.

Westminister

CLOSED.

LATE START

Box Elder School District

Two-hour late start for grades 1-12. Kindergarten and preschool canceled.

Cache County School District

Cache County Schools will be on a two-hour delay.

Davis School District

Two-hour late start with kindergarten and preschool canceled. (Final decision on whether to cancel school will be announced at 6 am Monday).

Freedom Prep Academy

All campuses closed

Granite School District

Granite Schools will be on a two-hour delay. All AM Preschool and Kindergarten classes.

Ogden School District

“After monitoring weather conditions throughout the night and early morning, we have decided that all school start times will be delayed two hours today.”

Park City Schools

Two-hour delay.

Tooele Schools

“TCSD Schools are now on a 2-hour delay. Please plan accordingly.”

University of Utah

CLOSED.

Weber School District

All Weber District schools will be on a 2-hour delayed start.

 

Charter Schools

Academy For Math, Engineering and Science

CLOSED.

Ascent Academy

Two-hour late start for the Farmington campus only. West Jordan CLOSED.

Athlos Academy of Utah

Two-hour late start.

Blessed Sacrament School

CLOSED.

Capitol Hill Academy

CLOSED.

Canyon Rim Academy

CLOSED.

Children’s Discovery School

CLOSED.

City Academy Charter School

CLOSED.

DaVinci Academy of Sciences

No morning kindergarten and a 2-hour delay for the rest in Ogden.

Early Light Academy

Two-hour delay.

Dancing Moose Montessori School

Two-hour delay.

Freedom Prep Academy

CLOSED.

Guadalupe Schools

CLOSED.

Hawthorne Academy

CLOSED.

Juan Diego Catholic High School

CLOSED.

Judge Memorial Catholic School

CLOSED.

Layton Christian Academy

CLOSED.

Lumen Scholar Institute

On

The Madeleine Choir School

CLOSED.

Mana Academy

CLOSED.

Maria Montessori

Two-hour delay.

McGillis School

CLOSED.

Monticello Academy

CLOSED.

NUAMES Early College High School

Two-hour late start for the charter school’s Layton and Ogden campus. If school is canceled, parents will be notified.

Renaissance Academy

Two-hour delay.

Roland Hall

CLOSED.

Spectrum Academy

Two-hour late start for all Spectrum Academy campuses in North Salt Lake and Pleasent Grove is CLOSED.

St. Ann’s Catholic School

CLOSED.

St. Olaf’s Catholic School

CLOSED.

Syracuse Arts Academy

Two-hour late start.

The Children Center – SLC/Kearns

CLOSED.

Utah School for the Deaf and Blind

CLOSED ALL LOCATIONS.

Utah College of Dental Hygiene

CLOSED.

OPEN

Brigham Young University

“Classes will be held today. Please use caution as you travel to campus.”

Utah State University

“All Utah State campuses are open and on a regular schedule today (Monday, Feb. 3). USU Facilities is removing snow in preparation for the day. Please exercise caution while driving today, and take extra time to travel.”

Utah Valley University

 

City and Government Closures

Salt Lake City

  • All non-essential Salt Lake City services will either function via telecommuting or be on emergency leave until 12 PM. Salt Lake City will determine if services will open fully by 10 AM.
  • The Utah House and Senate committee meetings will be delayed until 9:00 AM. Floortime will begin at 11:30 AM.
  • Utah Court fo Appeals and Utah Supreme Court are delayed in opening until Noon. No hearings today.

Salt Lake County

“Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson has decided to close the Mayor’s Office portfolio for the day for non-essential employees on account of the inclement weather. This does not apply to other independent elected officials. For information about the status of those offices, please call them directly.”

Sandy City

  • All non-essential Sandy City services will either function via telecommuting or be on emergency leave until 12 PM. There’s a good chance trash pick-up will be delayed a day.

Holladay

  • “Due to existing weather conditions and forecast for continued accumulation, Holladay City Hall & Justice Court will be CLOSED today.”

Courts

  • Salt Lake
  • Tooele
  • West Jordan
  • Summit
  • Holladay

Delayed until noon.

Others

Airport

Major Delays at the Salt Lake International Airport.

Church Office

Delayed start time.

City Creek Center

Closed until noon.

Davis County Health

Offices set to open at 10 am.

Salt Lake Public Library

All public library locations are closed.

Utah Senate

“Due to weather, morning legislative committee meetings will start at 9:00 ”

Utah State Capitol

“Due to an expected heavy winter storm tomorrow, we are delaying the opening of state offices by four hours. State employees should arrive by 12:00 pm. Please drive safely!”

Wasatch Front Waste and Management

“Unfortunately, due to unsafe roads and dangerous weather conditions, all collection services are canceled. Thank you and stay safe out there!”