UPDATED: When Will GCPS Make Up Latest Snow Day?

Classes have been cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Snow in Suwanee, Jan. 28, 2014. (Credit: Steve Burns.)
Snow in Suwanee, Jan. 28, 2014. (Credit: Steve Burns.)
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 5:40 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 12:35 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.

Updated 6:02 a.m.: 
The snow that has been forecast for Suwanee and Gwinnett County on Tuesday (Jan. 28) should begin falling about 10 a.m., according to weather forecasts.

A time breakdown on weather.com calls for "flurries" to begin about 10 a.m. 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:


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

-- Patch will have updates on the weather situation.

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Frank Ferrer January 28, 2014 at 07:12 AM
QUICK! Grab some milk & bread! :-)
Steve Burns 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.
Steve Burns January 29, 2014 at 05:31 AM
Long way to go, folks. Temps should get slightly above freezing Wednesday, but it'll get cold again overnight.
Steve Burns January 29, 2014 at 08:42 AM
I just took a brief walk through the snowy landscape. My car would need chains or large ice skates to even make it to a main road. Be safe!


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