SNOW DAY! Nearly a Foot of Snow in Redding Closes Schools and Causes Powers Outages to 20,000 Homes

It was a rare night in Redding when around 7 pm Tuesday snow started falling on the city sitting nearly at sea level. This morning, up to 10 inches was sitting on the ground.

It’s been six years since the city saw a significant snowstorm and it showed. Downed trees and powerlines have caused power outages to approximately 20,000 homes and closing all of the schools in the area.

With the power outages and road conditions, many of the local businesses have closed for the day:

You know what this means? SNOW DAY!

That’s right, the rare snow day has returned to Redding, with power outages and school closures forcing people to leave their homes to enjoy their community covered in snow. Sledding, snow angels and snowball fights are the theme of the day as emergency services rush to fix the downed trees and power lines.

Now comes the bad news: it will be short lived. The forecast shows that temperatures will rise significantly this evening, bringing rain back to the Northstate and melting the white gold.

But that doesn’t mean you can enjoy it. Here are some of the rare sights of snow in Redding:

Woohoo! Please be careful traveling anywhere, as the road conditions are treacherous. Here are all the schools closed today:

  • Evergreen School in Cottonwood
  • Prairie School
  • Pacheco School
  • Anderson High School
  • West Valley High School
  • New Tech High School
  • Oak View High School
  • North Valley High School
  • Foothill High School
  • Enterprise High School
  • Shasta High School
  • Pioneer High School
  • All Shasta Union schools
  • Redding Elementary District
  • Shasta Elementary District
  • Igo Elementary District
  • Chrysalis Charter School
  • Cottonwood Union Elementary School District
  • Enterprise Elementary District
  • North Cow Creek Elementary School
  • Bella Vista Elementary School
  • Gateway Unified School District
  • Shasta County Independent Charter School
  • Excel Academy
  • Columbia including lion cubs Pre-School
  • Columbia Elementary
  • Mountain view Middle schools
  • Mountain Union for Montgomery Creek school
  • Trinity High School in Weaverville
  • Simpson University
  • U-prep
  • All schools Shasta Union High School District
  • Alta Mesa Elementary
  • Rother Elementary
  • Shasta Meadows Elementary
  • Parsons Jr. High
  • Mistletoe School
  • PACE Academy
  • Redding Collegiate Academy
  • Lassen View Elementary
  • Boulder Creek School
  • Shasta County Office of Education
  • Castle Rock School
  • Weaverville Elementary
  • Trinity High School
  • Trinity Prep
  • Cascade in Anderson
  • Blackbutte Union Elementary School in Shingletown
  • Grant School
  • Columbia Elementary School District
  • Mountain Union Elementary School District
  • Redding Stem Academy
  • All Happy Valley Union Elementary Schools
  • Early Foundations Children’s Academy
  • West Redding Pre-School
  • Kids and Me Pre-School
  • All Junction Elementary Schools
  • Oak Run School
  • California Heritage Youthbuild Academy
  • Saint Joseph Catholic School
  • All Shasta College Campuses in the Shasta-Trinity-Tehama Community College District
  • YMCA Manzanita Preschool and YMCA N Cottonwood Preschool
  • Redding School of the Arts
  • French Gulch Whiskeytown School
  • Rocky Point Charter School
  • Dunsmuir Elementary
  • Millville Elementary School District
  • Whitmore School
  • Sacred Heart School in Red Bluff and Sacred Heart Pre-School in Red Bluff
  • Cottonwood Creek Charter School
  • Kinderland Child Development Center
  • Antelope Elementary School District
  • Mt. Calvary Lutheran School
  • Monarch Charter School
  • Trinity School District. Includes Southern Tinity High School, Van Duzen Elementary School, and Hoaglin-Zenia Elementary School
  • Tree of Life International Charter School
  • Fall River Joint Unified
  • Southern Trinity Joint Unified School District
  • Fall River Joint Unified School District
  • Mercy High School in Red Bluff
  • All Klamath-Trinity School sites
  • Shasta Charter Academy
  • Liberty Union Elementary School District
  • Mt. Valley Unified School District
  • Country Christian School
  • Country Christian School Pre-School
  • Caterpillar Campus Pres-chool

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