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Calhoun, Jackson and Roane County schools announced on their Facebook pages they will be dismissing students three hours early and canceling extracurricular activities. Gilmer, Tyler and Wirt County Schools are on a two-hour early release schedule.

Ritchie County is releasing elementary students at noon and middle/high school students at 12:15 p.m.

Wood County Schools released a statement this morning saying that while flurries could be seen as early as 2 p.m., heavy snow is not expected in the area until around 6 p.m. so the schedule would not be altered.

The National Weather Service is predicting daytime snowfall of between 1 and 3 inches throughout much of the region, with 1-3 inches overnight and as much as 3-5 inches in Gilmer County.

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  • Multiple school districts are closing early in anticipation of today’s snowfall.

  • Doddridge, Pleasants and Wetzel County schools are closing at 1:30 p.m.

“Our transportation department is preparing for winter weather, and we urge drivers to take extra time and precautions during dismissal times as some roads could be slick,” the statement said.

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