Winter Storm Jonas Closes Courts in Several East Coast States

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Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

Winter Storm Jonas – which Weather.com reports buried several states on the East Coast under more than two feet of snow and left at least 27 people dead – has caused court closures and delays on Monday, January 25, 2016 in Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C, and West Virgina.

  • The Closings/Delays page on the Maryland Courts website lists several closures on Monday, January 25, 2016 including all locations for Baltimore City Circuit and District Court and Baltimore County Circuit and District Court. Updates on court closures in Maryland due to Winter Storm Jonas are available here.
  • The Virginia Judicial System website offers a listing of court closures on Monday, January 25, 2016 that includes Arlington County, Fairfax County, and all divisions in the capital of Richmond, Virginia. Updates on court closures in Virginia due to Winter Storm Jonas are available here.
  • According to a message on the District of Columbia Courts website, the Washington D.C. Courts will “Open on an Emergency Schedule Only” on Monday, January 25, 2016.More information Updates on court closures in Washington D.C. due to Winter Storm Jonas are available here.
  • The Court Closures page on West Virginia Judiciary website lists courts that are closed on Monday, January 25, 2016 due to Winter Storm Jonas. Courts in Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan Counties will be also closed on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. Updates on court closures in West Virginia due to Winter Storm Jonas are available here.

More information on court closures or delays due to Winter Storm Jonas is available at Delaware Courts, Pennsylvania Courts, New Jersey Courts, and New York Courts. More information from Weather.com about the total amount of snowfall received from Winter Storm Jonas is available here.

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