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Weather Update, DC School Decisions, Government Statuses

What's open and what's closed?

DC makes decisions about school closures. (Patch file photo)
DC makes decisions about school closures. (Patch file photo)
With fresh snow on the ground and the National Weather Service's wind-chill advisory continuing until noon, it's another snow day for District schools.

But most everyone else has to go to work with two-hour delays and optional leave. 

Temperatures will be in the teens and wind-chill temperatures as low as eight degrees below zero, NWS said. 

Here's what's open and what's closed:

  • The Federal government is open with an optional two-hour delay and unscheduled leave or telework. 
  • The District of Columbia government is open with a two-hour delay and liberal leave. 
According to WTOP, the following government agencies will be operating on a delay:

  • DC Courts (open at 10 a.m.)
  • DC DMV (open at 10:15 a.m. All road tests and ticket hearings will be rescheduled)
  • DC Public Library (open at 11:30 a.m., employees arrive at 11 a.m.)
  • The Georgetown Public Library is closed. 
  • DC Housing Authority (two-hour delay)
  • DC Housing Finance Agency (two-hour delay)

School Closures:


District of Columbia Public Schools announced they are closed for Wednesday. 

According to WTOP, the following charter and private schools are also closed:

  • Capitol City Public Charter School
  • Center City Public Charter Schools
  • DC Prep
  • Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School
  • Community Academy Public Charter School
  • Excel Academy Public Charter School 
  • KIPP DC
  • YouthBuild Public Charter School 
  • Washington Latin Public Charter School
  • Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School
  • Georgetown Day School 
  • The Lab School of Washington
  • St. Albans School 
  • St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School 
  • National Cathedral School
  • Beauvior National Cathedral Elementary School
  • National Presbyterian School 
  • Capitol Hill Day School 
  • Edmund Burke School 
  • Naylor School 
  • Aidan Montessori School
  • Archbishop Carroll High School
  • The River School
  • The Field School 
  • Bishop John T. Walker School For Boys
  • Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation
  • Maret School 
  • Levine School of Music (3-hour delay)
  • Lowell School
  • Rosemount Center
  • Saint Johns College High School
  • Parkmont School
  • Sidwell Friends School 
  • Kirov Academy of Ballet
WTOP reports that American University and Trinity Washington University will also be opening late. Georgetown University is open with "liberal leave" and a delay until 11 a.m. American University will also open at 11 a.m. and Trinity Washington University will open at noon. 

Additional Closures, as reported by WTOP:

  • Friendship Children Day Care
  • Kids Corner Day Care Center
  • Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Preschool
  • Whitman Walker Health
  • Wesley Theological Seminary

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