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Reno Awakens to Winter Wonderland, Schools and UNR Closed Due to Snow

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, February 5, 2024 7:58 am

Reno, NV – Winter arrived in full force in Reno overnight, with heavy snowfall blanketing the city and surrounding areas. As a result, all Washoe County schools and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) have announced closures for Monday, February 5th, 2024, citing hazardous weather and road conditions.

Snowfall Impact:

  • Residents reported up to a foot of snow accumulation in some areas.
  • Transportation officials deemed road conditions unsafe for travel.

School and University Closures:

  • All Washoe County schools, from elementary to high school, are closed.
  • UNR will be closed for all in-person operations and classes, including its Reno, Douglas County, and Carson City campuses.
  • However, online and remote learning activities will continue as scheduled.

Additional Closures:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC)
  • Western Nevada College
  • Carson City Schools

Further Updates:

  • This story will be updated if additional closures are announced.
  • The Nevada Governor’s Office has not yet announced any state-wide closures.

Travel Advisory:

  • Residents are urged to stay home if possible and avoid unnecessary travel due to potential slick roads and limited visibility.
  • If travel is absolutely necessary, use extreme caution and allow extra time for your commute.

Stay Safe:

  • Dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear for the wintry conditions.
  • Clear snow and ice from your walkways and driveways to prevent accidents.
  • Check on elderly neighbors or anyone who may require assistance.

Credits: This Is Reno

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