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Posted on: January 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Updated information on winter storm closings

NOTE: This file will be updated regularly with the latest information

Jan. 20 – With a winter storm forecast to hit Hampton on Thursday, Jan. 20, and continue through the weekend, many city services will be affected. Gov. Glenn Youngkins has declared a state of emergency.

The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising residents to stay off the roads if possible once the storm hits. The Public Works Department will have crews working on the bridges and streets throughout the storm, focusing on the busier roads and intersections. Click here to see a map of the snow plow routes. Plans are in place to open shelters if they become necessary. 


  • Hampton City Schools released early today so that buses can get students home ahead of the anticipated bad weather. All classes will be conducted online Friday. Click here for detailed scheduling information. All after-school programs and activities are canceled.
  • City offices and libraries will close at 4 p.m. today. All neighborhood and community centers will close at 4 p.m. 
  • Thomas Nelson Community College has shifted all classes to remote learning until at least Monday.
  • Hampton Roads Transit bus service will stop after the first routes beginning after 6 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, under the snow route plan, a limited number of buses will run, and on an expected one-hour delay.
  • The Animal Control Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for this evening has been postponed.




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