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Bethel Public Schools Are Closed Due to Freezing Rain and Timing of Snow

Report by Paula Antolini
January 17, 2018 5:00AM EDT

Bethel Public Schools Are Closed Due to Freezing Rain and Timing of Snow

Message from Dr. Christine Carver, Superintendent of Bethel Public Schools:

Due to freezing rain, road conditions and timing of snow, the BPS will be closed on 1/17. Offices will open at 11 a.m.

 

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NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST 1-17-18:

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
326 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

Northern New London-
326 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow occurring. Plan on slippery road conditions,
including during the morning commute. Additional snow
accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up to 6
inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Northern Fairfield, Northern New Haven, Northern
Middlesex and Northern New London Counties.

* WHEN…Until 1 PM EST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

 

 

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Detailed Forecast

Wednesday
Snow, mainly before noon. High near 34. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 14. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of light rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

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