Note: This story was last updated at 9:02 a.m. Feb. 26.
Schools in Oak Ridge, Clinton, and Anderson and Roane counties will be closed on Thursday, February 26, because of the weather and road conditions.
The Anderson County Schools Central Office and Roane County Schools Central Office will both be closed.
Roane State Community College campuses will also be closed because of the weather.
ORAU’s Oak Ridge offices will open at noon on Thursday. Employees are urged to drive safely to the office.
The National Weather Service in Morristown forecast heavy snowfall across much of the region starting tonight (Wednesday night) and continuing through midday Thursday.
Snow had already started falling in Oak Ridge sometime around 8 p.m. Wednesday.
After tomorrow’s closings, some schools will have been closed for almost two weeks, starting with Presidents’ Day, February 16, and continuing through the wintry weather last week and this week, which has resulted in scores of schools, businesses, and government offices closing across East Tennessee.
Note: See newer story with more closings and delays here, including in Anderson County, Oak Ridge, Y-12, and DOE.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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