Snow, ice, and low temperatures forcing area schools to shut down.

A number of school districts and charter schools are closed Tuesday Feb. 17 due to this morning’s snow storm. Area schools that are closed include Capital, Caesar Rodney, Smyrna, Lake Forest, and Polytech School Districts. Campus Community School, Campus Community Charter School, Academy of Dover, Prestige Academy, and the Positive Outcomes Charter Schools are also closed.

The National Weather Service from Mount Holly New Jersey issued a winter storm warning in effect until 10 a.m. Snow accumulations are expected to reach an estimated 6 to 10 inches. The combination of snow, sleet, ice and strong winds will make travel very hazardous or impossible. Temperatures are in mainly in the teens this morning.