Denver-area schools closing, flights canceled ahead of Wednesday’s blizzard in Colorado – The Denver Channel

By Anne Rowe for DPS board, March 30, 2019

DENVER – Colorado schools, federal government firms and travel hubs are preparing for closures and hold-ups Wednesday with a “bomb cyclone” blizzard anticipated to relocation through the state, taking what the National Weather Service calls “life threatening” conditions if individuals or animals are captured out in the snow and gusting winds.


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School districts carefully monitoring blizzard

Denver Public Schools and district workplaces will be closed Wednesday since of the blizzard, district representative Will Jones stated around 4:20 p.m. Tuesday.

“Essential personnel in Facility Management, Transportation and the Dept. of Safety are anticipated to report as communicated by their respective departments,” spokesperson Will Jones said.

Aurora Public Schools announced Tuesday afternoon that it would be closed Wednesday, stating that “in the interest of security, staff and trainees need to stay home.” All day and night activities are canceled Wednesday.

The Douglas County School District and Stone Valley School District will be closed Wednesday, as will numerous other districts in the city location.

Littleton Public Schools, Cherry Creek Schools, Adams 12 5 Star Schools, 27 J S chools, St. Vrain Valley Schools, Poudre Valley Schools, Westminster Public Schools and Englewood Public Schools will also

be closed Wednesday.

Elbert School District 200 and Weld County RE-4 District will be closed Wednesday, the districts decided Tuesday ahead of the storm. Peak Charter School in Federal Heights will be closed Wednesday, as will be the Mount Olive Early Youth center in Aurora.

The Douglas County Schools snow team was tracking the storm as well and directed moms and dads and students to their weather closures treatments.

Jeffco Public Schools, the last holdout among Denver-area districts, made the last-minute decision Tuesday night to cancel school Wednesday.

Boulder County government will close its county offices at twelve noon Wednesday.

If you don’t see your district on this list and are questioning whether it will be closed Wednesday,

we have a full list here.

Several airline companies currently canceling flights Tuesday

As of Wednesday morning, more than 900 flights that were arranged to show up or leave from the airport had actually been canceled.

Southwest Airlines canceled “nearly all operations” at Denver International Airport on Tuesday ahead of the storm. The airline company is asking anybody taking a trip into or out of Denver on Wednesday to check their flight status or make changes – including travel vouchers –

at their site.

United Airlines stated it was releasing travel waivers for people traveling through the Rocky Mountains or Great Plains Wednesday and Thursday. Individuals can modification their flights at no cost on United’s app, through direct messages on Twitter, by calling 1 -800 -864 -8331 or at

United’s website.

Frontier Airlines stated

it likewise had canceled flights on Wednesday and Thursday for anybody traveling into or out of Denver or Colorado Springs.

The airline states

people can make an itinerary modification without paying requirement costs.

A DIA spokesperson said that all travelers on all airline companies should anticipate delays and cancellations. DIA has a runway group and a road group that are treating and will be raking the roadways and runways near and at the airport.

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for an updating list of closures across Colorado.

Denver7 will have continuous coverage from throughout the state as the blizzard moves through the state.