Thursday, November 30, 2023

York County, WJCC schools close Wednesday due to impending snow

Snow in Williamsburg, Blizzard in Williamsburg. (Tom Davis/WYDaily)
Blowing and drifting snow on Greensprings Road in James City County. (Tom Davis/WYDaily)

With one to two inches of snow predicted for Wednesday, area schools are preparing by canceling classes and activities for the day.

York County

All York County schools and offices will be closed Wednesday. All practices and other activities are also canceled.

Essential personnel should report as directed by their supervisor, according to a school division tweet.


Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools will close Wednesday due to snow expected to start during the day.

“Since snow is forecast to arrive during the school day, we made this closure decision based on student and staff safety,” school spokeswoman Betsy Overkamp-Smith said.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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