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UPDATE: When Will GCPS Snow Makeup Day Be?

Classes have been cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 29.

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Updated Jan. 29: Gwinnett County Public Schools has not announced when students will make up the class day lost to weather on Jan. 28.

The next available "snow make-up day" is Friday, March 14, according to the 2013-14 calendar.

Updated 5:46 p.m.: Gwinnett County Schools has posted the following statement on Facebook:

GCPS will be closed on Wed., Jan. 29 due to inclement weather.

Updated 1:52 p.m.:
Duluth City Hall closed as of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. City offices were to reopen at 10 a.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 29), according to an announcement.

Updated 12:42 p.m.: 
Gwinnett County Schools has posted the following statement on Facebook:

All Gwinnett County Public Schools' afterschool and evening activities are cancelled for tonight.

Updated 8:37 a.m.:
Gwinnett County Schools has posted the following message on Facebook: 

GCPS is having school today. Leaders continue to monitor the weather and road conditions. If there is a decision regarding the school day or afterschool activities, we will post it here, on the website, and notify metro news media outlets.

Original post, 6:16 a.m.: 
Duluth Public Works officials are prepared for the snow that is expected to arrive at mid-morning Tuesday (Jan. 28).

Public Works Director Audrey Turner said Monday that workers will be on 12-hour shifts for the severe weather that is forecast. "Our trucks are loaded," Turner said at a City Council work session.

A time breakdown on weather.com calls for "flurries" to begin about 11 a.m. in the Duluth area. That changes to "snow shower" about 3 p.m., and those conditions are expected to last through the evening.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for Gwinnett County, beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday. That warning also calls for snow, with accumulation of up to 2 inches.

Also, the warning carries the following advisory:

SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

As of 6 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 28), Gwinnett County Public Schools were holding classes as usual.

-- Patch will have updates on the weather.


Steve Burns (Editor) January 28, 2014 at 07:35 AM
Be sure to stay with us for weather developments. And post your snow pics on our Around Town board in Conversations.
Dean Starovasnik February 24, 2014 at 03:45 PM
According to my GCPS employee wife, the lost time will be made up by adding 30 minutes to each day going forward. No additional days will be added to the calendar as a result.

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