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UPDATED Cedar Falls Closings, Cancellations and Snow Emergencies: Winter Storm Draco

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With Winter Storm Draco expected to dump 8 to 12 inches on Cedar Falls and much of the rest of the state tonight and tomorrow, cancellations and closings are being announced across the Cedar Valley. The area is under a blizzard warning from 6 p.m. Wed. to 6 p.m. Thursday, thanks to the high winds - gusting at 45 mph - that are predicted to accompany the snow.

The Iowa Dept. of Transportation is recommending no travel after 8 p.m. Wednesday. Check road conditions here.

Have a closing or cancellation? Submit it in the comments section.

Want more information on parking and plowing rules, where to sign up for weather alerts and who to call if your power goes out? We've got you covered.

Update: Cedar Falls and Waterloo Schools are on a two hour delay for Friday as of 7 p.m. Thursday.

 


Updated as of 3 p.m. Thursday

City of Cedar Falls - Snow emergency from Thursday 12 a.m. to Friday 3:30 p.m.

City of Waterloo - Snow emergency from 6 p.m. Wed. to 6 a.m. Sat.

Cedar Falls and Waterloo Schools - Closed Thursday

St. Patrick School and Preschool and Valley Lutheran - Closed Thursday

University of Northern Iowa: Normal UNI business operations are canceled Thursday. Essential staff should maintain their usual schedule.

Hawkeye Community College - Closed Thursday

State of Iowa offices - Closed Thursday

Find more Waterloo cancellations and closings at KWWL.

1st Kids Preschool & Childcare: Closed Thursday

Blessed Beginnings: Closed Thursday

Bob's Guitars: Closed Thursday

Cedar Falls Historical Society: Closed Thursday

Cedar Falls Public Library: Closed Thursday.

Cedar Falls Recreation Center: Recreation Center open, but no indoor park Thursday. Will close early at 7 p.m. No fitness classes Thursday evening. All swimming activities at Holmes pool Thursday evening cancelled. It is anticipated there will be Early Bird Lap Swim Friday from 5:45 to 7:30 a.m.

College Square Mall: Opens at 12 p.m.

Community Main Street: Holiday Hoopla's "Baby It's Cold Outside" has been canceled.

Curves: Closed unitl 10 a.m.

The EyeCare Associates: Closed Today

Farmstead Preschool: Closed Thursday

Ferrari's Ristorante: Closed for lunch, will open for dinner at 4 p.m.

Field of Yoga: All Thursday classes cancelled

First United Methodist Church: All activities cancelled

Ginger Thai: Closed Thursday

Heartland Vineyard Church: Closed Thursday

Key West Fitness, University Ave.: No classes, opens at 7 a.m. Thursday.

Kosama: Closed until 10 a.m. Thursday. 4 and 5:30 p.m. classes, no 6:30 p.m. class.

La James: Open at noon Thursday

LBL: Opens at 1 p.m. Thursday

Lillian's of Cedar Falls: Open 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Nazareth Evangelical Lutheran Church: Closed Thursday

Nordic Community United Child Care: No child care/ preschool Thursday

Northeast Iowa Food Bank: Closed Thursday

Orchard Hill Church: Thursday activities canceled

Psychiatric Associates of Northeast Iowa: Closed Thursday

Quad State Gauging and Measurement: Closed Thursday

St. John Lutheran Church: Office is closed. Evening schedule TBD as weather permits.

St. John Preschool: Childcare center is open, please call first

St. Patrick Catholic Church: No evening activiites

Sprout Preschool: Closed Thursday

Stew's: Closed Thursday

Sweet Basil Market: Closed Thursday

The Training Center: All morning fitness classes canceled Thursday

Trinity Bible Church: Wednesday activities cancelled

United Church of Christ: Blue Christmas service postponed until Friday, 7 p.m.

Valley Park Community United Child Care: Closed Thursday

Veridian Credit Union: Opening 10 a.m. Thursday, closing 4 p.m.

Weight Watchers: Open at 2 p.m.

West Music: No lessons

Winnebago Boy Scouts Service Center: Closed Thursday

Amy R. Dutton December 20, 2012 at 02:15 PM
Northeast Iowa Food Bank will be closed Thursday.
Alison Gowans December 20, 2012 at 02:54 PM
Thanks IowaAmy, I've added it to the list.
Lisa M. Richter December 20, 2012 at 05:00 PM
L B L will Open at 1pm today!!
Alison Gowans December 20, 2012 at 05:16 PM
Added it!
Chris Anderson December 20, 2012 at 05:31 PM
Hartman Reserve Nature Center is OPEN, and has been since 7:30 AM...
Alison Gowans December 20, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Anyone stopping by?
Chris Anderson December 20, 2012 at 07:47 PM
Not a soul...
Alison Gowans December 20, 2012 at 08:23 PM
Some notable updates to this list: The public library is closed today and the Rec Center is closing at 7 p.m. and will not have evening fitness classes. Also Holiday Hoopla has been canceled.

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