Winter 2017-2018
Total Snowfall Delays Early Dismissals Cancellations Snow events* 1+" 3+" 6+"
14.3 1 1 2 8 4 3 0

*note: measurable snow events
Updated 1/11/18

Day Date Year Closings Amount Type Note
Sat. Dec. 09 2017 xxx 4.0 Snow
Tue. Dec. 12 2017 None 1.2 Snow
Thu. Dec. 14 2017 Closed 0.5 Snow
Fri. Dec. 22 2017 Early Dismissal 0.1 Sleet & Ice Pellets Storm system moved from west to east across thr Great Lakes, producing swath of moderate snow over upstate NY (generally along/north I90). Scattered light mixed precipitation showers along the south side of main precipitation. Period of sleet developed over Mid-Hidson Valley between 11am and 1pm resulting in trace amounts. Dry/mist through afternoon. Second round of precipitation between 4pm and 7pm produced 0.1 inches of sleet and ice pellets. Winter Weather Advisory in affect throughout the day for 1" snow and 0.1" ice. Rondout Valley CSD closed. All other Ulster County schools: early dismissal.
Mon. Dec. 25 2017 xxx 4.2 Snow S@11pm Sun, E@8am Mon. Low moved northeastward from Ohio Valley to Thousand Islands deepening from 1009mb to 1000mb. 2ndary low formed along MidAtlantic coast deepened from 1013mb to 997 over Nantucket. Initial precip associated with primary low, continued resulting from convergent flow related to 2ndary low to the southeast. Wet snow. Temperatures in upper 20s. Snow accumulated to about 1" around tree branches and some powerlines.
Sat. Dec. 30 2017 xxx 0.6 Snow S@~7am, E@~12pm. Clipper moved from Lake Huron 1015mb to Syracuse NY 1011mb producing swath of snow with axis across southern PA/northern mid Atlantic. Powedery snow. Temps 7 to 15 degrees.
Thu. Jan. 04 2018 Closed 3.2 Snow S@7am, E@3pm. Very intense nor'easter brought snow from Florida to Maine. Temps in mid 20s. Fairly powdery snow - pasty on roads through evening. All region schools closed
Fri. Jan. 05 2018 Delay See Jan. 04 Snow/Cold Combination of lingering affects from Jan. 04 and very cold temperatures. Windchill warnings W. Ulster County (-15 to -30 windchills), Windchill advisories E. Ulster County (-10 to -20 windchills). Kingston, Rondout, Ellenville, Onteora, and Marlboro announced delays the night before; Livingston Manor, Margaretville, and Tannersville closed the night before. Ellenville, TriValley, LivingstonManner, Margaretville closed - all other Ulster County Schools delay. Friday AM low of 6 at Dutchess County Airport.
Mon. Jan. 08 2018 None ~ 0.5 Snow Estimated from NWS reports. Rhinebeck… 0.7", Phonecia… 0.5", West Shokan… 1.0" Storm Totals
Tue - Wed Jan. 16 - 17 2018 Closed 8.0 Snow S@5a Tue. Lull 7a tue - 9a. E@3p Wed. Cold/Stationary front produced plume of moisture from Tx to NY. Initial burst of snow developed Tuesday morning. Light but solid coating Tuesday morning…. Saugerties, Onteora, Livingston Manor, Ellenville, Rondout, TriValley closed Tuesday…. Kingston light snow on roads during morning commutes but no closure. Snow lightened after Tuesday AM lull. Fell too light to accumulate more - thin stratus clouds with sun periodically evident behind. Snow rates increased after 4pm due to coastal low/snow band development. ~2 inches by 9PM Tuesday. Continued through Wednesday morning. Accumulations largely done by 10AM Wed with light but persistent snow through 3pm.
Tue. Jan. 30 2018 None 0.2 Snow
Fri. Feb 02 2018 Delay 0.8 Snow
Sun. Feb 04 2018 Delay 1.0 Snow/FrzRain Delay Monday Feb 5
Tue. Feb 06 2018 None 0.7 Snow
Wed. Feb 07 2018 Closed 2.9 Snow S@8a, E@8p. Snow 8a - 1p. Sn/Sleet 1p - 3p. Rain 3p - 8p. Rain froze on top of snow. Roads wet to slushy. Temps fell to mid teens Wed night - widespread black ice/frozen slush on roads. All Ulster County schools Closed Wednesday. Delay Thursday.
Thu. Feb 08 2018 Delay See. Feb 7th Slick roads left over from Feb 7th
Thu. Feb 08 2018 none 0.2 Snow S@~3p, E@~6p. Light snow related to light upsloping over dutchess county. Not related to Wed Feb 7th or the thur feb 8th delay
Fri. Feb 09 2018 None 0.4 Snow S@2p, E@6p. Light continuous snow. All roads coated and slick by 4pm.
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