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Weather closings and delays: Wednesday, March 13

Schools are already making the call to cancel classes ahead of an extremely powerful winter storm that’s expected to impact southern Colorado on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for almost all of El Paso County. Wind gusts as high as 80 mph are possible with this storm, making driving conditions very hazardous due to low visibility.

We will post all closures and delays in the running list below:

Schools:

    • Academy District 20: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
    • Big Sandy SD: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
    • Calhan RJ1: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Cheyenne Mountain Dist. 12: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Colorado Springs Dist. 11: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Cripple Creek-Victor: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • District 49: Closed. FHS on E-Learning Wednesday (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Edison 54JT: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Elbert School District #200: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Elizabeth Sch. Dist. C-1: Closed, No kindergarten or preschool (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Ellicot 22: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Fountain-Ft. Carson Dist. 8: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Hanover 28: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Harrison Dist. 2: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Lewis-Palmer Dist. 38: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Manitou Springs SD 14: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Miami-Yoder School District JT-60: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Peyton 23JT: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pikes Peak BOCES and SOE: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Widefield 3: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Woodland Park Re-2: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)

Private & Charter Schools:

  • Banning Lewis Academy: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • CIVA Charter School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Colorado Military Academy: Closed: (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Colorado Springs Charter Academy: Closed.
  • Colorado Springs Christian Schools: Closed. Online Instruction Day. (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Colorado Springs Conservatory: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Colorado Springs Early Colleges: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Corpus Christi Catholic School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Divine Redeemer Catholic School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Early Connections Learning Centers: Closed. All locations (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Evangelical Christian Academy: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Family of Christ: Entire CDC Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Frontier Charter Academy – Calhan: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Hope Montessori Chuckwagon: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Hope Montessori Falcon: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Hope Montessori Monument: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Hope Montessori Stetson: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • International Salon and Spa Academy: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • James Irwin Charter Schools: Closed. All Campuses (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • James Madison Charter Academy: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Lake George Charter School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Monument Acad. Charter School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Mountain Song Community School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pikes Peak Christian School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Primrose School of Briargate: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Primrose School of Springs Ranch: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • St. Mary’s High School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • St. Paul Catholic School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • The Colorado Springs School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • The University School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • The Vanguard School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Thomas MacLaren School: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)

Colleges & Universities

  • Colorado Technical University: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • IntelliTec College – CS Campus: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pikes Peak Community College: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pima Medical Institute: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Regis University: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)

Military 

  • US Air Force Academy: Closed. Only mission-essential personnel are to report  (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Cheyenne Mtn Air Force Station – Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Peterson Air Force Base – Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pueblo Chemical Depot – Closed, but mission-essential staff report (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Schriever Air Force Base: Closed. Mission essential personnel should report per their unit commanders directions (For Wed. Mar 13th)

Head Start Programs:

  • CPCD Head Start: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)

Government/Organizations:

  • 4th Judicial District: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Cherokee Metropolitan District offices: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • City of Colorado Springs facilities: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Colorado Springs Housing Authority: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Colorado Department of Corrections Headquarters and Colorado Springs Parole Office: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Community Cupboard Food Pantry: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • El Paso County Offices: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Envida: Closed. No Transportation or Office Services Available. (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Garden of the Gods Park: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Palmer Park: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pikes Peak Library District: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pueblo Chemical Depot: Closed, Mission-Essential Staff Report (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Security Public Library: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Silver Key: Closed: (For Wed. Mar 13th)

Medical:

  • Alpine Autism Center: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Entrada School-Based Health Center: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Erickson Pediatric Dentistry: Closed in Colorado Springs and Monument (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Falcon School-Based Health Center: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)

Churches/Synagogues:

  • Bethel Lutheran: Afternoon and evening activities canceled, No preschool (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Emmanuel MBC: No Bible Study Activities
  • Every Home for Christ: 2 Hours Late. Building will open at 10am (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Family of Christ: Entire CDC CLOSED/Evening Worship Service Canceled (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Fellowship of the Rockies – Colorado Springs: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • First Baptist Church Black Forest: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • First Presbyterian Church: No AM preschool. Morning activities canceled (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • First Southern Baptist Church: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Manitou Springs Church: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Mountain Springs Church: Closed. All evening events are canceled.
  • New Life: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church: Office closed, daily Mass canceled (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Pikes Peak Christian Church: Closed. ALL evening activities are canceled including PPCC Care Center (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Radiant Church: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Redemption Hill Church: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Rock Family Church – Evening activities canceled  (For Wed. Mar 13th)
  • Trinity Missionary Baptist Church: Afternoon and evening activities canceled (For Wed. March 13th)
  • Vista Grande Baptist Church: Closed (For Wed. Mar 13th)

Weather conditions:

Dangerous blizzard and winter storm to impact the Pikes Peak region today


Travel conditions:

Several airlines have already canceled flights for Wednesday ahead of the storm. Over 750 flights have been canceled at Denver International Airport for tomorrow. You can check your flight status for the Colorado Springs Airport here.


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