Closing Announcements; Schools Closed Tuesday

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Darien Public Schools will be closed, the school district website says.


The Cafe at Darien Library Jan 16 2024— Darien Community Association will be closed all day.

—State Community College at Norwalk will open at 11 a.m.

— Not only is Darien Library open, the cafe has a special offer for high school students between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. closing. From its Facebook post: “Attention HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! The Café at Darien Library has a special treat for you! Show your school ID between the hours of 3pm and closing and get a FREE beverage with your food purchase!! Free beverages include bottled water, canned soda or iced tea, or a hot tea or coffee! Stop in today and take advantage of this special offer! See you soon!”

— all Family Centers early care and education sites will be closed for the day.

— Westport Country Playhouse announced at 9:08 a.m. “Due to the weather, the box office will be opening late today, Tuesday January 16 . We will continue to monitor the situation and update this space as needed.”

— The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County will be closed today.

— Pure Barre Darien morning classes are canceled. An announcement about evening classes will be made later in the day.

— Stamford Nature Center is closed today “due to an abundance of caution,” it announced.

— The Noroton Presbyterian Church building will be closed today, with all meetings canceled.

— All Person to Person sites are closed today, due to the weather.

From the original story:

More snow is on the way for Darien, according to the National Weather Service:


Snow before 9 a.m., then snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3 p.m. High near 30. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 19. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. West wind 11 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 24. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. West wind 14 to 16 mph.
Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 27.
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday Night

A 40 percent chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

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