Thursday: Closings and delays

UPDATE: 10:45 a.m. Wilton police report that starting at noon there will be multiple trucks taking up the inside southbound lane replacing a water valve in front of 195 Danbury Road (Route 7). Caution is urged when traveling in that area.

Wilton Library announced it will remain closed today, March 5.

The Patient Education & Networking program, “Living from Scan to Scan: Strategies for Coping with Scanxiety,” scheduled for 5:30 this evening at Norwalk Hospital, has been postponed to a later date, yet to be determined.

UPDATE: 7:30 a.m.Wilton public schools will be closed today, Thursday, March. 5. Classes were originally on a two-hour delay, but the decision was ultimately made to call it a snow day for students. Offices will open at noon.

Wilton Library has delayed opening until noon today. Patrons are advised to check the library's website, wiltonlibrary.org, or call 203-762-3950 before going to make sure the library is open.

The Wilton Family Y is open but all program classes before noon, including classes held at the gymnastics center, Nursery School, Creative 2s, Neighborhood Club, Child Watch and Student Union are canceled. All group fitness classes before 11 are canceled. Babysitting will be canceled unless staff can get in. A decision on afternoon classes will be made by noon.

Hello Yoga has canceled classes today.

Nod Hill Soap is closed today.

5:22 a.m. — Wilton public schools are on a two-hour delay Thursday, March 5, but that could change. Superintendent Kevin Smith, in announcing the delay, noted the weather forecast is "uncertain" and he will reassess at 7:30.

As of 5 a.m., snow has started falling in parts of Fairfield County and in the Wilton area is expected to continue through 4 p.m. Temperatures will also fall from the low 30s to the low 20s. As much as one to three inches of snow is expected, the weather service says. Light snow could continue through the evening.

Friday will be sunny and cold with a high near 22, It appears temperatures will break the freezing mark by Sunday and then more seasonable temperatures — in the 40s — will take hold early next week.