Good Friday Tornado Outbreak: At least 11 twisters confirmed in Virginia
Scores dead in Sri Lanka church, hotel attacks
When we could see Easter showers

Spotsylvania and Stafford schools closed Friday due to ‘high winds’

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – Spotsylvania and Stafford County Public Schools will be closed Friday, March 2 due to dangerously high sustained winds.

Spotsylvania schools said the high winds will make for dangerous bus travel, possible downed trees and power lines, and power outages.

A significant and long-duration wind event is expected early Friday morning through Saturday. Wind gusts in the Richmond Metro Area and surrounding counties will range from 45 to 50 mph, with 50 to 60 mph wind gusts in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, according to meteorologist Zach Daniel.

All Stafford County Public Schools employees are on a Code 1, which means only essential personnel report to work. Spotsylvania schools 12-month employees are on a Code 1.

For more closings and delays, click here. 

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.