All West Hartford Public Schools will following the weather closing schedule on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.
By Ronni Newton
West Hartford Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Andy Morrow announced at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday that all public schools will follow the weather closing schedule on Wednesday, Nov. 26, due to the anticipated timing of a snow storm expected to impact the area.
The weather closing schedule will result in the dismissal of high schools at 11 a.m., middle schools at 11:45 a.m., and elementary schools at 1 p.m.
The National Weather Service forecast for West Hartford predicts rain before 8 a.m. Wednesday, changing over to snow, with a high near 38 degrees. A winter storm warning is in effect from 7 a.m. Wednesday through 7 a.m. Thursday. Daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches is predicted. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent. An additional 1-3 inches of snow is forecast for Wednesday night, with temperatures falling to 27 degrees.
According to Morrow’s recorded message, the situation will be reassessed and if weather conditions warrant closing schools for the entire day, that information will be relayed by phone by 6:3o a.m. Closing information will also be available on news stations and on We-Ha.com.
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