'Titan' Storm Closes Schools, Causes Delays in W.Va.
Public schools across West Virginia are closed and some government offices are closing or delaying openings because of a winter storm.
The storm began Sunday as rain and changed overnight to sleet and then snow. Winter storm warnings remain in effect through Monday evening for most of the state.
Fifty-three of West Virginia's 55 county school systems are reporting closings, according to the state Department of Education's website.
About a dozen flights at airports in Charleston and Beckley have been canceled.
The National Weather Service says up to a foot of snow is possible in parts of Nicholas, Webster, Pocahontas and Randolph counties. Other areas could see up to 8 inches.
The state Department of Transportation is warning residents to take caution while traveling if it's necessary. Check road conditions in your area on the WV 511 website.
State Government Closings & Delays:
State employees providing direct support relating to the current weather event should report at their regularly scheduled time.
Secretary of State's Office Closed (Online services available)
Local Government Office Closings:
Braxton Co. Courthouse (2-hour delay)
Cabell County Courthouse
Jefferson County Government Offices
Fayette Co. Courthouse (Closing at noon)
Gilmer Co. Courthouse
Kanawha Co. Courthouse
Kanawha Co. Board of Education (Only essential personnel to report)
Kanawha Co. Public Libraries
Monongalia Co. Courthouse
Mason Co. Courthouse
New River Gorge Park Visitors Center
Putman Co. Courthouse
Wyoming County Courthouse
Wyoming County Circuit Court and Magistrate Court
West Virginia University (Classes, normal operations to resume Tuesday)
West Virginia State University
University of Charleston
Davis & Elkins College
Concord University (Athens & Beckley campuses)
Southern WV Community and Technical College
Mountwest Community and Technical College
Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg
Morgan County Recycling Center
Concord University Child Development Center
Rock Creek Park Foundation Open House - NPS (canceled)