If you have a snow day today, think again before seeking to take advantage of it by visiting a Smithsonian Institution museum or the National Zoo. They are closed owing to the weather.
Snow Day! ❄️ Due to the winter storm, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, research— Smithsonian Archives (@SmithsonianArch) February 20, 2019
centers, and museums in the Washington, D.C area will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 20. Stay safe, everyone! ( :MAH-141914) pic.twitter.com/NxF7veGR8D
Federal government offices in the area and D.C. Public Schools are also closed today. Many of the city’s public charter schools are closed as well. “Snow totals now vary from about 1.5 inches to 4 inches across the area, with less to the east of Interstate 95,” the Capital Weather Gang notes. “Some places have picked up an inch or more per hour over the last few hours.”
UPDATE: DCPS schools and Central Office are closed today, Wednesday, February 20 due to inclement weather. However, the 8 schools serving meals this week are open today: https://t.co/9Cr6HaNKGb— DC Public Schools (@dcpublicschools) February 20, 2019
For DCPS employees, the Operating Status is Orange: https://t.co/OPU1FmwqTi
Several schools have updated their operating status in advance of tomorrow's storm. Find out if your school has a snow day! https://t.co/90ACOdk3S6— DC PCSB (@dcpcsb) February 19, 2019