Iowa City Cancellations: The Wrath of Winter Storm Q, Iowa City Senior Center Events Cancelled. Kirkwood Closed

This story will be updated as more cancellations come in.

Friday Iowa City Cancellations and Delays ____________________________________________

Update: 10:30 a.m.

Kirkwood Community College is closed today.

Call ahead for flights at Eastern Iowa Airport.

Update 8:05 a.m.

Iowa City Senior Center activities cancelled today.

Update 7:26 a.m.

Johnson County Crisis Center Closed Today. Via release:

Iowa City, Iowa -- Due to weather, The Crisis Center of Johnson County's Food Bank program will be closed today, Friday, February 22, 2013. Food Bank volunteers do not need to report for their shifts. As always, the 24-hour Crisis Line is available at (319) 351-0140 for anyone in need of assistance. Please travel carefully if you must go out.

Update: 7:02 a.m.



Previously  ______________________________________

Update: 10:15 p.m.

Iowa City Schools: Two-Hour Delay Friday

'Update: 7:11 p.m.

From Eastern Iowa Airport:

United has canceled its LAST arriving flights of the day (10 pm and after) and therefore its FIRST departing flights of the morning tomorrow (they are the same plane). Delta has also canceled its LAST flight from Atlanta tonight (8:16 pm) and FIRST Atlanta departure in the morning. We anticipate this being the trend with United, Delta, and American. Note that Allegiant tends to indefinately delay flights since they do not offer daily service.
For up to date information on arrivals and departures, go to our Website (www.eiairport.org) and check the Arrivals and Departures from our home page.

Update: 3:03 p.m.

Kirkwood Community College, all locations, will be closing at 5:00 pm due to severe weather.  More information will be available at www.kirkwood.edu

Update 4:45 p.m.

Iowa City Senior Center is closing at 5 p.m. today due to the winter storm. No extended member access.

Update 12:25 p.m.

Iowa City Schools will dismiss at their normally scheduled early out time.

Update 11:40 a.m.

From Northwest Junior High Principal Gregg Shoultz, no Northwest wrestling meet or practice tonight. School will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m. early out time.

Updated: 11:28 a.m.

Iowa City Public Library is closing early today all night events cancelled:

The Iowa City Public Library will be closing at 6:00 pm in anticipation of the approaching storm. All evening activities are cancelled.

Iowa City Parent Teacher Conferences have been cancelled for Thursday night.


Greetings from the Iowa City Community School District. Due to weather, elementary parent-teacher conferences scheduled for Thursday, February 21st, are cancelled. Parents will be contacted by the school to reschedule conferences

Just in, a Summer of the Arts Event has been postponed:

Due to the anticipated adverse winter weather and road conditions forecast for Thursday, Feb. 21, Summer of the Arts has postponed the Thirty30 Celebration Event for the 30th anniversary of the Iowa Arts Festival until Thursday, April 11th.  All distributed tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date, which will be announced this week.  Watch for more information on our website (www.summerofthearts.org) and Facebook. 

The City of North Liberty just announced a snow emergency:

The City of North Liberty will go under a snow emergency at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. It is expected to be in effect until Saturday at 8 a.m.

Parking on streets is not permitted until the snow emergency has been lifted. No on-street parkingduring snow emergencies ensures streets are clear for effective snow removal and other road maintenance.

Any vehicles in violation of the ordinance may be ticketed and towed without notice. Each 12-hour period that a vehicle is parked or remains on any street in violation of this ordinance constitutes a separate and distinct offense.

Residents are also asked to clear snow from their sidewalks, and are required to do so within 48 hours of a snowfall.

Here's the current forecast for Winter Storm Q for Thursday: 

Danielle Smith February 21, 2013 at 12:59 AM
How did you get this notification? I don't see it on KCRG...
Stephen Schmidt February 21, 2013 at 01:00 AM
District parent forwarded their e-mail notification to me. Also saw it on the ICCSD Facebook.
Danielle Smith February 21, 2013 at 01:10 AM
I'll have to follow ICCSD on Facebook. Their website didn't have it up. Found it on KWWL: http://www.kwwl.com/category/130732/cancellations Thanks!!
Stephen Schmidt February 21, 2013 at 01:14 AM
They're pretty good at announcing their cancellations on their Facebook. Here's the link if you need it: http://www.facebook.com/IowaCitySchools?fref=ts
Chris Liebig February 21, 2013 at 03:55 AM
Also on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ICCSDNotify


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