Metro-North is advising train riders to check for announcements about train service on Thursday, as the National Weather Service predicts snow, sleet and rain for the afternoon.
“With the projected inclement weather predicted for our service territory, customers are advised to monitor mta.info, social media feeds or call our Customer Information Center at 511 (in Connecticut call 877-690-5114),” Metro-North said in an announcement at 10:25 a.m.
Darien Public Schools, as well as Stamford Public Schools, have cancelled all after-school and evening activities because of the expected inclement weather.
See also: “After-School and Evening Activities Cancelled by Darien Public Schools” (Nov. 15)
Here’s the rest of the announcement:
We urge all our customers to take care when traveling.
Stay clear of the platform edges, use handrails, and walk carefully when entering or exiting stations and boarding or leaving trains.
Please allow extra travel time when traveling during the storm. Please listen for announcements at your station.
The National Weather Service, as of 11:56 a.m., has this prediction for Darien and the surrounding area: