Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Weather update with closings

Posted By on Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 4:59 PM

Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) will activate the EOC (Emergency Operation Center) to level 3 Wednesday morning due to winter weather conditions.

According to the National Weather Service, there is a winter storm watch for Wednesday morning through evening for Chatham County. Sleet and snow accumulations of 1-3 inches may be possible across the county.

Freezing rain accumulations up to 0.1” may be possible. There is also a potential for coastal flooding Wednesday morning.


City and County government offices will be closed Wednesday due to expected winter storm conditions.

The City of Savannah sanitation schedule will be amended to two days behind regular schedule, with no collection on Wednesday for residential garbage, residential recycling, and residential yard collection. They will resume on Jan. 4.

City Council will hold its regular Council meeting and pre-meeting workshop this Thursday as scheduled.

Live Oak Public Libraries are closed Wednesday, as are Savannah/Chatham County Public Schools as we previously reported.


Other closings include Savannah Technical College, Fort Pulaski, and all Coastal Heritage Society sites (Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson, Pin Point Heritage Museum, Savannah Children's Museum and Savannah History Museum).

About The Author

Jim Morekis

A native Savannahian, Jim served as editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah from 2001-2020. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...
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