City Officials Monitoring Impending Winter Weather; Cancellations and Closings Announced

City crews are treating roadways as conditions warrant

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Winter Storm #2-01 – 9:30 a.m.

Virginia Beach, VA ­– Jan. 17, 2018 - The City of Virginia Beach is monitoring forecasts and preparing for snow due to arrive later this morning and into the evening. Approximately 1-3 inches of snow is predicted for Hampton Roads. Timing of snow and rush hour traffic could create hazardous travel conditions.

Crews across multiple city agencies have prepared equipment/supplies and are ready to respond. The Frost Patrol is already treating bridges, overpasses and ramps with salt and sand as conditions merit. 

Citizens are encouraged to monitor local news for the latest on weather conditions.

Cancellations and Closings for Jan. 17, 2018

  • All after-school activities and events are canceled today at Virginia Beach City Public Schools facilities.
  • As Tidewater Community College will close at noon today, the TCC/City Joint-Use Library will also close at noon today.
  • The Sea Level Rise/Recurrent Flooding Interactive Public Engagement Meeting, which was scheduled to take place today at 6 p.m. at Landstown High School, has been canceled and will be rescheduled. This meeting was for watersheds 12, 13, 14, and 15 in the Stumpy Lake/North Landing River area.
  • Virginia Aquarium Boat Trips have been canceled today and tomorrow, Jan. 17 and 18, 2018.
  • All Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services training scheduled for today have been canceled. 

Stay informed. Keep aware of emergency messaging by local officials posted on,,, and VBTV. Also, tune into your local TV and radio stations.