UPDATE: FCPS Closed on Thursday

FCPS school bus

(Updated, Thursday, 7 a.m.).

Fairfax County Schools will be closed due to extremely low temperatures on Thursday.

The school had previously announced Wednesday night it would be on a two-hour delay.

Original story:

Fairfax County Public Schools will begin two hours late on Thursday due to extremely cold temperatures in the forecast.

Lows Thursday morning in Reston will be 7 degrees, but with the wind chill it will feel like -6, the National Weather Service said.

The school system also had a two-hour delay on Wednesday in order to clear snow from Tuesday’s snowstorm.

From FCPS:

All Fairfax County public schools and school offices will open two hours late on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Central offices will open at 10 a.m.

Morning preschool (special education) classes are canceled.
Afternoon preschool classes start on their regular schedule.
Full-day preschool (special education) and Family and Early Childhood Education Program/Head Start classes start two hours later than the regular schedule.
Morning field trips are canceled.
SACC centers will open at 7:00 a.m.
Morning transportation for high school academy classes is canceled. Transportation for afternoon academy classes will be provided.
Adult and community education classes will start on time.

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