New round of snow forces new delays, closures

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Published: Feb. 27, 2023 at 8:40 AM PST|Updated: Mar. 1, 2023 at 8:51 AM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - March 1 Update: A new round of snow is forcing new closures and delays across our area.

The Storey County School District is declaring a snow day for Wednesday after first issuing a two hour delay.

All schools in the Carson City School District will be closed Wednesday. No student activities, afterschool programs or practices will occur, including remote instruction. No school services such as transportation, nutrition or student health will be provided.

All schools in the Douglas County School District will be closed Wednesday.

Schools in the Washoe County School District will be closed Wednesday as well. Students will instead engage in distance learning.

Grab and go lunches will still be provided at the following locations from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.:

  • Clayton Middle School
  • O’Brien Middle School
  • Pine Middle School
  • Sky Ranch Middle School
  • Wooster High School.

Nevada state offices will also be on a two hour delayed start Wednesday for Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County, Mineral County, Storey County, and Washoe County.

This order exempts essential public safety and corrections personnel.

The University of Nevada, Reno will open at 10:00 A.M.

Feb. 28 Update: Governor Lombardo is extending the closure of state offices today, pointing to severe winter weather. In a statement, a spokesperson for his office says winter storms are creating transportation difficulties and potentially dangerous conditions across northern Nevada.

Offices in Carson City will also be closed Tuesday.

The Washoe County School District will also close its doors today, and instead engage in distance learning.

U.S. 395 has been closed from Gorge Road just north of Bishop to Bridgeport due to the whiteout conditions. There is no estimated time of reopening.

Grab-and-go lunches will be provided to students from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the following locations: Clayton Middle School, O’Brien Middle School, Pine Middle School, Sky Ranch Middle School and Wooster High School.

St. John’s Children Center will also be closed Tuesday. St. Albert the Great Catholic School and St. Albert the Great Child Development Center are also closed today.

The Reno Sparks Indian Colony had a two hour delay for their employees.

Non essential campus activities will be suspended Tuesday at the University of Nevada.

Original Story: Incoming winter weather is forcing the closure of many area schools and government offices.

Governor Joe Lombardo announced that state offices in Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County, Storey County, and Washoe County will remain closed Monday. This order excludes essential public safety and corrections personnel.

Elsewhere in the valley, the Carson City School District will be closed Monday as well. The district advises employees and students to remain home and that no student activities, afterschool programs or practices will occur, including remote learning.

No school services, such as transportation, nutrition, or student health will be provided.

All schools in the Douglas County School District will also be closed Monday.

Physical locations for Truckee Meadows Community College will also be closed Monday. Face to face classes and on campus operations are canceled. Web classes and remote operations will continue as scheduled.

Schools in the Storey County School District will also be closed Monday.