Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Closures, delays and openings for Thursday’s snow day

Historic Triangle residents can expect freezing cold temperatures and possibly a few snowflakes on Thursday. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Unsplash)
Historic Triangle residents can expect freezing cold temperatures and possibly a few snowflakes on Thursday. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Unsplash)

The Historic Triangle was graced with an inch of snow overnight, an uncommon occurrence for the area.

By this afternoon, the snow showers will end and residents will be left with a mix of sun and clouds for the remainder of the day, according to Mike Montefusco, meteorologist at the NWS Wakefield office.

Here’s how the frosty weather is affecting operations in the Historic Triangle.

James City County

County offices and courts are currently open and unaffected by the snow.

All county parks are open. Convenience centers and garbage transfer stations are open and there is no change to curbside recycling schedule.

The James City County Recreation Center and the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center are open during normal hours. In addition, the Chickahominy Riverfront Park office and the James City County Marina office and store are open.

The Williamsburg Regional Libraries, including the James City County Library, are closed due to rising COVID-19 cases in the area.

RELATED STORY: Williamsburg Regional Library closes buildings due to rising COVID-19 cases


Normal services are available in the City of Williamsburg.

Waller Mill Park had a delayed opening at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday due to snow. The park usually opens at 8 a.m. every day and closes at 5 p.m.

City offices are open. Garbage and recycling collection is not affected.

A convenient 24-hour bill payment drop box is located at the front of the Municipal Building, 401 Lafayette St. for city transactions. Payments can also be made online.

City staff continue to telework.

RELATED STORY: Williamsburg city manager extends staff telework directive for two weeks

York County

York County offices opened two hours late on Thursday.

The York-Poquoson courts are following their previously scheduled court hours. Some offices within the court house may have modified hours, so please call before you travel.

Garbage and recycling trucks are running their regular routes.

The Tabb and Yorktown Libraries open as scheduled at 10 a.m. on Thursday morning.

York County Schools closed for the day, however, division staff reported on a two-hour delay.

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority

Buses are currently running their normal routes. Click here to see the routes and schedules. 


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