Several school districts have announced that their schools would be closed as Connecticut braces for a mix of sleet and snow Thursday night into Friday.
The National Weather Service announced a winter storm warning for the state’s northern half, which could experience 2 to 8 inches of snow. In addition, NWS reported a winter weather advisory for the state’s southern half.
Meteorologists remarked that the snow and sleet could result in severe travel conditions for the Friday morning commuting.
Here are some of the schools that have announced their closings:
Avon Public Schools: Closed.
Bethel Public Schools: Closed.
Brookfield Public Schools: Closed.
East Windsor Public Schools: Closed.
Glastonbury Public Schools: Closed
Manchester Public Schools: Closed.
Naugatuck Public Schools: Closed.
Newtown Public Schools: Closed.
Norwich Public Schools: Closed.
Regional 14 Schools: Closed.
Southington Public Schools: Closed.
West Hartford Public Schools: Closed.
Governor Lamont Orders all Executive Branch State Office Buildings Closed to the Public on Friday
Governor Ned Lamont announced that he ordered all executive branch state office buildings closed to the public on Friday, February 25, 2022, due to the winter storm likely to hit Connecticut.
The governor directed that.
- Level 2 state employees who can telework will telework for the duration of the storm-related closures.
- Level 2 state employees whose work cannot be executed through telework should not report in person.
East Hartford Police Department Issues a Parking Ban
Owing to the warning issued for the forthcoming snow, an on-street parking ban has been announced in East Harford, Connecticut. The ban will be effective on Thursday 24, 2022, at 10:00 PM and will remain in effect through Friday 25, 2022, (11:59 PM)
Weston Public Schools: Delayed Opening on Friday
Owing to the forecast of ice and snow, Weston Public Schools have announced that their opening will be delayed by 2 hours on Friday, February 25. In addition, the National Weather Service has announced a winter weather advisory for all of southern Connecticut.