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Bethel Public Schools are on an Early Dismissal Schedule, Wednesday, March 21th, Due to Impending Storm, 12 to 18+ Inches of Snow Expected

Report by Paula Antolini
March 21, 2018 5:00AM EDT

 

 

Bethel Public Schools are on an Early Dismissal Schedule, Wednesday, March 21th, Due to Impending Storm, 12 to
18+ Inches of Snow Expected

Message from Bethel Public Schools:

BPS on Early Dismissal Schedule B Today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Dismissal Times

BHS 10:50

BMS/JS 11:20

Berry/Rockwell 12:15

COF AM – 10:55

COF PM – Canceled

 

 

March 21 Update for All BHS Students and Parents:

Due to the emergency dismissal time at 10:50, we will not be administering the PSAT or SAT today. The new testing date is April 24th.

For today, all 6 periods will meet for approximately 30 minutes each. Today is a D-Day.

The Schedule is attached (below).

All students (including seniors) are required to be in school until the dismissal time of 10:50am.

Emergency Early dismissal Schedule.pdf

 

Or view schedule below:

Early Dismissal Schedule@10:50am

Block 1: 7:35—8:04
Block 2: 8:08—8:37
Block 3: 8:41—9:10
Block 4: 9:14—9:43
Block 5: 9:47—10:16
Block 6: 10:20—10:50

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Winter Storm Warning

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
THURSDAY…*
WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to
18 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts possible.*
WHERE…Portions of northeast New Jersey, Fairfield County in
southern Connecticut, and the New York City metropolitan area in
southeast New York.*
WHEN…Until 6 AM EDT Thursday.*
ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Snow this morning will become heavy by
afternoon and into the evening. Expect significant reductions in
visibility at times. A combination of the heavy snow and
occasional wind gusts up to 40 mph could bring down tree limbs
and power lines, creating power outages. Travel will be very
difficult to impossible, especially during the evening commute.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. Check local Department of
Transportation information services for the latest road conditions.

ready.gov

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Ways to prepare and stay safe now

 

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What is a Winter Storm Warning?

Warning Watch
A winter weather event including 1) snow, ice, or sleet meeting or exceeding locally defined 12 and/or 24 hour warning criteria; or 2) a combination of snow, ice, or sleet and blowing snow with at least one of the precipitation elements meeting or exceeding locally defined 12 and/or 24 hour warning criteria.

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Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly after 8am. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 33. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Tonight
Snow, mainly before 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 30. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. North wind 13 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

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