Snowstorm forecast prompts Omaha-metro alerts, closings, cancellations

OPS going remote; Bellevue, Elkhorn, Westside cancel classes
Numerous school districts have closed for Wednesday.
Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 3:51 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The approaching winter weather is impacting area services and prompting closings and cancellations.

Bellevue Public Schools has called off classes for Wednesday.

Omaha Public Schools announced Wednesday will be a remote-learning day. Additionally, the school board meeting slated for Wednesday evening has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23.

Omaha Catholic Schools has closed for Wednesday as well.

Elkhorn Public Schools is closed Wednesday.

Westside/District 66 has also closed for Wednesday.

Millard Public Schools has declared a remote learning day.

Ralston Public Schools will close Wednesday.

The Council Bluffs Community School District and St. Albert Catholic Schools have both canceled school on Wednesday.

Yutan Public Schools has also closed for Wednesday.

Some of Metro’s bus schedules will start service Wednesday on Snow Route Option A. The ORBT line is not currently impacted, but 14 other routes are. Metro said they will watch conditions and make changes as needed, and send alerts out an hour before changes are enacted.

Meanwhile, Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County have each declared a snow emergency. The City of La Vista has also declared a snow emergency.

This is a developing story. Stay with 6 News for updates.