Fayetteville schools, UA to close early on Wednesday

Fayetteville roads were mostly clear by 1 p.m. Wednesday as seen in this photo looking east from The Dickson.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Fayetteville Public Schools will close early on Wednesday, Feb. 20 due to the winter weather, district officials announced today.

A woman walks a dog along College Avenue in the snow Wednesday at around 11:45 a.m.

Flyer photo

The closing schedule is as follows:

1:30 p.m. – All middle schools closed
1:40 p.m. – All elementary schools closed
2:10 p.m. – All junior high schools closed
2:25 p.m. – All senior high schools closed

Classes and offices at the University of Arkansas will close at 2 p.m., university officials announced today.

No decisions have been made yet on whether any schools or classes will be closed on Thursday.

With a winter storm warning in effect through noon on Thursday, forecasters expect between 2-4 inches of snow and sleet to accumulate throughout the day.