Weather closings and delays: Thursday, March 14


Following the blizzard conditions that dumped several inches of snow and caused extremely high winds across Colorado, schools and businesses are already announcing closings and delays for Thursday.

Flurries and high winds could continue into the overnight hours and stretch well into Thursday. Our First Alert 5 weather team is continually tracking the conditions to bring you the latest updates.

Travel will still be treacherous as emergency crews work to clean up highways and rescue stranded drivers.

We will post all closures and delays in the running list below:


  • 4th Judicial District:  Opening at noon. Teller County Courthouse is scheduled to open at noon. Teller County employees are to report at noon.
  • City of Colorado Springs: All City of Colorado Springs non-essential personnel are on a delayed start and must report to work at noon Thursday. All emergency responders and essential personnel are required to report to work on time. All City offices and facilities, including Garden of the Gods and Palmer parks will open at noon. Anyone scheduled to appear at the City’s Municipal Court Wednesday or Thursday morning can appear at the court by Friday to reschedule. Mountain Metro Transit service will begin at 10 a.m.
  • Colorado Department of Corrections, Headquarters & Colorado Springs Parole Office: 4 hour delay start
  • El Paso County –  All county offices closed
  • Mountain Metro Transit: Service resumes at 10 a.m.

Military Bases:

  • Air Force Academy: Closed
  • Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station: Delayed Reporting, report no earlier than 11:00 a.m.
  • Fort Carson: Delayed Reporting until 12 p.m.
  • Peterson Air Force Base: Delayed Reporting, report no earlier than 11:00 a.m.
  • Pueblo Chemical Depot: 2 hours late for non-mission essential staff
  • Schriever Air Force Base: Closed


  • Academy District 20: Closed
  • Big Sandy SD: Closed
  • Calhan RJ1: Closed
  • Cheyenne Mountain Dist. 12: Closed
  • Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind: 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool
  • Colorado Springs Dist. 11: Closed
  • Cripple Creek-Victor: Closed
  • District 49: Closed. FHS on E-Learning Thursday. SSAE on Virtual Learning schedule
  • Edison 54JT: Closed. No College/Career Start Bus
  • Elbert School District #200: Closed
  • Elizabeth School District: Closed
  • Ellicott 22: Closed
  • Fountain-Ft. Carson Dist. 8: Closed
  • Hanover 28: Closed, No AM preschool
  • Harrison Dist. 2: Closed
  • Lewis-Palmer Dist. 38: Closed
  • Manitou Springs SD 14: Closed
  • Miami-Yoder Sch. Dist. JT-60: Closed
  • Peyton 23JT: Closed
  • Pikes Peak BOCES and SOE: Closed
  • Pueblo City Schools #60: Closed
  • Pueblo Dist. 70: Closed
  • Widefield 3: Closed
  • Woodland Park RE-2: Closed

Private and Charter Schools:

  • Banning Lewis Academy: Closed
  • CIVA Charter School: Closed
  • Colorado Springs Charter Academy: Closed
  • Colorado Springs Christian Schools: Closed
  • Colorado Springs Conservatory: Closed
  • Colorado Springs Early Colleges: Closed
  • Corpus Christi Catholic School: Closed
  • Divine Redeemer Catholic School: Closed. Morning Mass canceled.
  • Early Connections Learning Centers: Closed. All locations
  • Evangelical Christian Acad: Closed. Off-campus instruction day
  • Family of Christ: Part-day classes canceled/Child Care opens at 10
  • Fountain Valley School: 10:00 am start
  • Frontier Charter Academy: Closed
  • Handprints Early Education Ctr: Closed
  • Hope Montessori Falcon: 2 hours late.
  • Hope Montessori Monument: 2 Hours Late
  • Hope Montessori Stetson: 2 hours late
  • James Irwin Charter Schools: Closed. All campuses closed, however parent-teacher conferences will be held as scheduled
  • International Salon and Spa Academy: Closed
  • Lake George Charter School: Closed
  • Monument Acad. Charter Sch: Closed
  • Mountain Song Community School: Closed
  • Pikes Peak Christian School: Closed
  • Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning: Closed
  • Primrose School of Briargate: Opening at 10 am
  • Primrose School of Springs Ranch: 3 Hours Late. Opening at 9:30am
  • St. John Neuman Catholic School: Closed
  • St. Mary’s High School: Closed
  • St. Paul Catholic School: Closed
  • St. Therese – Pueblo: Closed
  • The Colorado Springs School: Closed
  • The University School: Closed. At home school day
  • The Vanguard School: Closed
  • Thomas MacLaren School: Closed

Colleges and Universities:

  • Colorado College: Limited services staffing
  • Colorado Technical University: Opening at 10 a.m.. All CTU staff report at 10 am. Classes begin at 11 am.
  • IntelliTec College- CS Campus – Closed for morning classes. Staff and faculty report at 10 a.m.
  • Pikes Peak Community College: 10 a.m. start
  • Pima Medical Institute: Closed
  • UCCS: Closed

Head Start Programs:


  • DaVita Medical Group: Closed
  • Entrada School-Based Health Center: 2 hours late
  • Falcon School-Based Health Center: Closed
  • Pikes Peak Vista Community Health Centers: 2-hour delay
  • UCHealth Memorial: All outpatient surgeries canceled
    • All morning elective surgeries canceled
    • Outpatient clinics, including Urgent Care, Primary Care and specialty, outpatient lab, rehabilitation and imaging services opening at noon


  • Air Academy Federal Credit Union: Opening at 10 am
  • AspenPointe: Outpatient facilities will open at Noon. Crisis and ATU services at the Lighthouse remain open.
  • Aventa Credit Union: All branches in Colorado Springs, Pueblo and the San Luis Valley including the contact center will reopen at 11:00 am
  • Care and Share Food Bank: Closed
  • Compassion International: Closed
  • Ent Credit Union: Opening at 1 p.m.
  • Envida: Closed. No transportation or office services available
  • Focus on the Family: Closed
  • Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center: Closed
  • Nursing and Therapy Services of Co.: Opening at noon. The Colorado Springs Office.
  • Outlets at Castle Rock: Opening at Noon
  • Outreach, Inc. Opening at 10 am
  • Pikes Peak Library Dist: All PPLD facilities will have a delayed opening of noon
  • Security Public Library: Closed
  • Silver Key: No meals, transportation or food pantry; staff report at noon.
  • YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region: Briargate Y, Cottonwood Creek Y, Garden Ranch Y, Tri-Lakes Y, Colorado Spring Senior Center, Cordera & Banning Lewis Community Center will open at noon, all other YMCAs will open at 8:00  a.m.


  • Catholic Diocese of Pueblo: Closed
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pueblo: All offices closed
  • Church for All Nations: Closed
  • Emmanuel MBC: Closed. No Activities
  • Every Home for Christ: Closed
  • Fellowship of the Rockies – Colorado Springs – Offices open at 10 am
  • First Baptist Church Black Forest: Closed
  • First Presbyterian Church: No AM preschool. Thursday MOPs canceled
  • First Southern Baptist Church – CS: Closed
  • Mountain Springs Church: Closed. All events have been canceled. No AM or PM groups will be held
  • New Life: Opening at noon- all evening activities canceled
  • Pikes Peak Chrisitan Church: And Care Center are Closed; all evening activities canceled
  • Radiant Church: Closed
  • Redemption Hill Church: Closed
  • Rock Family Church: Opening at noon.
  • Vista Grande Baptist Church: Closed

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