Weather Watch: Philly Schools Close Early Monday

Class will be dismissed at noon.

With a big snowstorm bearing down on the region, Philly school officials said tonight that classes will be dismissed at noon Monday across the district. The city’s Catholic schools are also reportedly dismissing at noon.

“Very hazardous conditions are expected from Monday afternoon through mid day Tuesday!” the National Weather Service at Mount Holly reports. “The combination of windy conditions (wind gusts up to 50 mph) and the snow will result in blizzard conditions in northeast New Jersey. For the rest of the region, some blowing snow is possible.”

The full NWS briefing on the storm is below.