Report by Paula Antolini
December 12, 2016 5:00AM EDT
Bethel Public Schools are on a 2-Hour Delay This Morning, Dec. 12th, Due to Wintery Mix Weather, View NWS Forecast
Message from Bethel Public Schools:
The Bethel Public Schools are on a 2-Hour Delay Schedule today, Monday, December 12, 2016, due to wintery mix weather.
Schedule for Delayed Arrivals for Bethel Public Schools are as follows:
Bethel High School: starting 9:35AM, 2:15 closing
Bethel Middle School: starting 10:15AM, 2:45 closing
R.M.T. Johnson School: starting 10:15AM, 2:45 closing
Anna H Rockwell School: starting 11:00AM, 3:30 closing
Frank A Berry School: starting 11:00AM, 3:30 closing
Circle of Friends AM
(3 yr olds – M, T, R, F)
(4 yr olds – M through F): starting 10:15AM, 12:00PM closing
Circle of Friends PM
(3 yr olds – M, T, R, F)
(4 yr olds – M through F): starting 1:00PM, 2:45PM closing
There is a Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service for our area, Northern Fairfield County, in effect until 7:00 a.m. EST. It includes a wintery mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow, snow accumulations of 1-3 inches, and one tenth of an inch of ice, changing to rain this morning. There are hazardous driving conditions on all untreated surfaces. Temperatures rising into the mid-30’s.
Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 506 AM EST MON DEC 12 2016 ...A WINTRY MIX THROUGH THIS MORNING... NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX- NORTHERN NEW LONDON-EASTERN PASSAIC-WESTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX- WESTERN UNION-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER- 506 AM EST MON DEC 12 2016 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING... * LOCATIONS...WESTERN UNION...ESSEX AND BERGEN COUNTIES AND EASTERN PASSAIC COUNTY IN NEW JERSEY...ROCKLAND AND NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTIES IN NEW YORK AND NORTHERN FAIRFIELD...NEW HAVEN...MIDDLESEX AND NEW LONDON COUNTIES IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT. * HAZARD TYPES...WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...ALONG WITH UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE. * TIMING...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL CHANGE TO RAIN THIS MORNING. * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON ALL UNTREATED SURFACES. * TEMPERATURES...RISING INTO THE MID 30S. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 351 AM EST MON DEC 12 2016 NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX- NORTHERN NEW LONDON-EASTERN PASSAIC-WESTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX- WESTERN UNION-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER- 351 AM EST MON DEC 12 2016 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST EARLY THIS MORNING... THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTER ACTIVATION REQUESTED. SEND YOUR SNOWFALL...ICE AND RAINFALL REPORTS TO OKX.SPOTTERS@NOAA.GOV. ****** THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER EVENTS THAT MAY REACH NWS WARNING CRITERIA. MOST LONG FUSED NWS WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES IN EFFECT ARE HIGHLIGHTED. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NWS FORECASTS FOR WEATHER NOT MEETING NWS WARNING CRITERIA.