Schools across the region have begun closing ahead of the storm that is slated to hit the area tonight through Thursday night.
As of 7:20 p.m., the following schools in the TIMES NEWS coverage area are closed Thursday:
Carbon County: BHA Schools, CCTI, Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Our Lady of the Angels Academy, Palmerton, Panther Valley, St. Joseph Regional, SS. Peter and Paul, St. John Neumann.
Lehigh County: Northwestern Lehigh
Monroe County: Pleasant Valley
Schuylkill County: Tamaqua, St. Jerome Regional, Marian Catholic.