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Oh no, no snow day Staten island school children

Schools stay open today
Schools stay open today
The Staten Island Advance

There is no snow day for Staten island school children today (Monday, February 3). According to reports on at 5:Staten Islanders are waking up for school and work to wet, heavy snow on Monday and forecasters are 8 a.m. this morning the Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina has decided to keep schools open today (Monday). "The expected 4 to 8 inches of snow in new York City is proving that Staten Island Chuck got it right when he predicted six more weeks of winter," added The Staten Island Advance today.

Public schools remain open today

"Public schools are open, though field trips have been cancelled. Non-District 75 public high schools are closed for students but open for staff," added The Advance. Its a blustery day though. "Temperatures are hovering around freezing in the low 30s with a high of only 35 degrees," according to AccuWeather Service, added the report.

"Speed restrictions of 25 mph are in place on the Outerbridge Crossing and the Goethals and Bayonne bridges. A winter storm warning is in effect until 7 p.m.," added The Advance.

"A Winter storm watch for Staten Island and other parts of New York City is in effect with snow and freezing rain predicted for late Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon," added the report. "Alternate side parking is suspended due to anticipated snow removal. Meters are in effect and garbage and recycling are being done on Monday.

In other words, Staten Island parents, execute caution when driving your kids to school. A snowy week is expected to hit our borough this week. Its going to be a deep freeze at Staten Island Schools.