PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Officials announced on Wednesday that all Philadelphia Archdiocesan high schools and Parochial elementary schools will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 9. Later that evening, the School District of Philadelphia followed, closing all schools and administrative offices.
The school district announced the cancellation of all after-school activities as well. All district early childhood centers will also be closed.
The city is expected to experience significant snow accumulation in the early morning hours on Thursday.
There is no word at this time regarding the status of public schools in the city.
On Thursday, Philadelphia and the surrounding area is expected to see 4 to 8 inches of snowfall. The storm will begin with a brief period of rain in some areas, but will quickly change over to snow as temperatures plummet.
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