Snow Forces Utah School Districts to Cancel Classes

snow A snowstorm forced several school districts in Utah to cancel classes Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.

The districts that are not holding classes are Jordan School District, Canyons School District, Park City School District, Tooele County School District, Granite School District,  and Salt Lake City School District.

Originally, Salt Lake City Schools, as well as the Murray School District, was on a 2-hour delay, but Salt Lake City has now been canceled.

Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah Campus are closed until noon.

A Utah Department of Transportation spokesman reported state government offices would resume operations at noon.

The morning commute turned treacherous from the snow causing several cars to slide off the roads and crashes. Driving conditions remain rough even though UDOT is out in force with snow plows.

John Gleason acknowledged through a tweet that there is a total of 550 snow plows in the fleet. He also pleads with drivers not go out if avoidable.

Salt Lake City reported being the hardest hit from Ogden to Utah County with slick conditions on roadways.

Written by Leon Murray
Edited by Cathy Milne-Ware

Sources:

KJZZ: Winter storm forces school closures
The Salt Lake Tribune: Snow day! Storm prompts school districts across Utah to close. Except for Alpine and parents are upset.
FOX 13: Major winter storm dumping snow across much of Utah, making for a slow and dangerous Wednesday morning commute

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