Darien Public Schools closed Friday, March 10, winter weather advisory until 2 p.m.
UPDATE 12 noon — Though snow continues to fall, Darien Police report no weather related incidents, and say roads are in good shape.
Sgt. Jeremiah Marron of the Darien Police Department told the Darien Times that yesterday's warmer weather helped the roads during Friday's snow, making it harder for it to stick and freeze.
More winter weather is predicted for early next week, though, and temperatures are expected to remain low for the next several days. Friday was Darien Schools' second snow day of 2017.
5 a.m. — Darien Public Schools will be closed Friday, March 10 due to expected winter weather. Norwalk and Wilton Public Schools are also closed so far Friday.
• The Darien Library will open at noon Friday.
• Darien Nature Center will be closed Friday
• Darien YMCA says Holly Pond School and Kids Club are cancelled for Friday. Other youth programs and lessons will begin at 10 am.
• Toddler Time at the YWCA of Darien and Norwalk is closed.
• Darien Community Association is closed Friday.
• Darien's Mather/Senior center is closed Friday.
• Darien Arts Center's morning classes and the office are closed.
• Town Hall is open.
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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow in effect through 2 p.m. Friday afternoon. The advisory is in effect for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey, the New York metro area, lower Hudson Valley and Long Island.
Snow is predicted with an accumulation of up to three to five inches possible. There could be hazardous or slippery travel due to snow, temperatures around freezing, and visibility up to half a mile at times.
A winter weather advisory means periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain could cause travel difficulties. Residents should be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility.
Full weekend forecast: