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UPDATE: East Haven Schools Now Closed for Wednesday

The early morning wintry mix of snow and sleet at first led to a delayed opening for East Haven Public Schools, but the district has now decided to close and cancel all classes for the day.

Update at 8 a.m.

East Haven Family Resource Center's preschool and playgroup classes are closed as well for the day today.

Update at 7:35 a.m.

With reports coming in via social media that the roads around town are still quite slick out, East Haven Public Schools has no decided to close for the day.

The district originally had set a two-hour delay, but it appears conditions around town regarding the roads are bad enough to change that to closures.

A parent told East Haven Patch a short time ago that the auto-dial calls are now going out to students' families with the news regarding the district's status change.

Original Story

The winter storm that began to drop a mix of snow and sleet very early this morning has led to a two-hour delay for all East Haven Public Schools today.

East Haven Adult Learning will also be operating on a two-hour delay this morning.

Snow began to fall before dawn, and according to the National Weather Service, snow, sleet, and rain will continue through 2 p.m.

Little if any additional daytime snow accumulations are expected on top of what has already fallen for the shoreline. Highs near 38 degrees are predicted for Wednesday.

A Winter Weather Advisory for the area was issued Tuesday afternoon, and is in effect until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Lise Cavallaro January 16, 2013 at 06:42 PM
Plows were in some parts of Foxon between 6:30 & 7:00 a.m.
ICY ROADS January 16, 2013 at 07:16 PM
Lisa check your clock i think it stopped, trucks went out at 8:00...way to go Joe ... 2 storms 2 strikes...
Rosie January 17, 2013 at 03:32 AM
Maybe the state plows on the state roads? I live in Foxon and didn't see a plow until well after 10 and we are normally plowed very quickly on my street. My mom also lives in Foxon and no plow until this afternoon, although she is on a dead end and usually is one of the last.
brayden January 17, 2013 at 01:28 PM
Taylor Avenue plow came by at 9 10am I believe if plows were out early the children could of gone to school !!! The first call of 2 hour delay would of been perfect with no plows out it was just not safe for the children to go to school .
brayden January 17, 2013 at 01:44 PM
Thanks Mayor, maybe the patch could ask the mayor why two storms and the roads not cleared causing children to miss school, did they not miss enough already ?

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