N.J. school closings, delayed openings, schedule changes due snow Monday (02/01/2021)

New Jersey districts are calling for school closures, delayed openings and other schedule changes for Monday due to a major winter storm expected to bring up to two feet of snow to a significant portion of the state.

While hundreds of districts continue to offer fully-remote classes due to the coronavirus outbreak, schools operating under in-person and hybrid models may opt to switch to remote classes for the day rather than cancel school altogether.

But with high winds and big snow totals in the forecast, the potential for power outages remains likely.

Some parts of New Jersey could see up to two feet of snow during Feb. 1’s snowstorm, the NWS says.National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has placed nearly the entire state under a winter storm warning with 2 to 4 inches of snow expected on Sunday before a lull that lasts into early Monday. The snow will likely be intense on Monday, with some areas seeing as much as 3 inches per hour. Snow could linger into Tuesday as well bring the total accumulations to up to 2 feet for the northern half of the state.

School districts in the following counties have made announcements about schedule changes (these lists will be updated through the storm):

ATLANTIC COUNTY

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