Weather-Related Closures, Delays, Cancellations for Saturday

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Merrimac Trail is blanketed in snow Jan. 22, 2016. (Elizabeth Hornsby/WYDaily)
Merrimac Trail is blanketed in snow Jan. 22, 2016. (Elizabeth Hornsby/WYDaily)

Several activities and events throughout the Historic Triangle have been canceled today as a result of Friday’s snowfall.

A winter storm warning from the National Weather Service for James City County, York County and the City of Williamsburg, expired at 1 a.m. today. A coastal flood advisory is in effect from 4 a.m. through noon today.

WYDaily staff will be updating the following list of closures and cancellations throughout the day. If you know of any cancellations or postponements due to the weather and want to spread the word, email closings@wydaily.com.

Schools

William & Mary – Saturday classes will be held as normally scheduled. Today’s men’s basketball game at Hofstra has been moved to noon Sunday. Swem Library opens at 10 a.m. today.

York County School Division, Williamsburg-James City County Schools – All activities have been canceled today.

The SAT testing sessions scheduled for today at Lafayette High School and Grafton High School have been cancelled. A make-up date is tentatively scheduled for Feb. 20, and College Board will be contacting students by e-mail.

In both York and Williamsburg-James City County public schools, final exams will be administered as previously scheduled beginning Tuesday and, as scheduled, Monday will be a “B” day. In WJCC schools, end-of-course high school SOL retakes will be rescheduled.

Click here for information on rescheduled high school sporting events.

Government

City of Williamsburg– City Council has postponed its budget retreat at the Municipal Building, 401 Lafayette St., to noon Sunday.

James City County –  All county services and facilities will be closed Saturday. The Board of Supervisors Budget Retreat will take place as scheduled at 8:30 a.m. today. Click here to watch a live stream.

All York County Parks, Recreation and Tourism (PRT) sponsored programs, including Skate, Rattle and Roll, youth basketball and instructional classes are cancelled now through Sunday.  All County park facilities will be closed during this time as well as private group rentals of school gymnasiums.

Quarterpath Recreation Center and Waller Mill Park are closed today.

Paws to Read, which was scheduled for today at the Yorktown Library, is canceled.

Williamsburg Regional Library and James City County Library are closed Saturday. The York County Public Library will close at 3 p.m.

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority – Due to worsening conditions, WATA will end all service at 4:00 p.m. Please be mindful that there will be delays in the schedule due to road conditions.

 

Businesses

Studio South is closed Saturday.

Chesapeake Bank is closed Saturday.

Premium Outlets is closed Saturday.

 

Attractions

Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center will be closed on Saturday.

Colonial Williamsburg remains closed Saturday. This includes Chowning’s Tavern, all Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area and Merchants Square retails stores, as well as Liberty’s Ice Pavilion and concession kiosk.

 

Events

Williamsburg’s Got Talent has been postponed. A new date has not yet been announced.

The Williamsburg Symphonia’s “Cabaret and Cocktails” has been postponed. A new date has not been announced.

The Richmond Endurance Athlete Symposium is canceled. Refunds will be issued.

Hampton Roads Academy’s production of “Willy Wonka, Jr.” scheduled for Saturday night has been postponed. A new date has not been set.

WYDaily will update this post if more closures or delays are announced.