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Weather delays and closings

A list of closings or delays related to winter weather in the Midlands. Please note this information depends on contributions from users and is not presented as a comprehensive listing.

If your organization decides to delay opening or close because of a weather-related event, or if you are postponing or canceling an event, let us know by clicking here.

Cancellations, delays or closings

Closed/delayed Monday unless another date indicated


Benedict College will open at noon for students and staff

Fairfield County School District closed

Fort Jackson schools closed

Francis Marion University delayed 2 hours (10:30 a.m. start)

Kershaw County School District closed

Lexington District 1 closed

Lexington District 2 closed

Lexington District 3 closed

Lexington District 4 closed

Lexington-Richland District 5 closed

Newberry County schools closed

Richland District 1 closed

Richland District 2 closed

USC Aiken will open at 11 a.m. for students and 10:30 a.m. for faculty and staff

USC Columbia, including the School of Medicine, will open at 10 a.m. See the school's Web site.

Winthrop University closed


Fort Jackson: Start time delayed until 10 a.m. (schools closed; mission essential personnel report at 8 a.m.)

Richland County government offices closed (Public Safety and essential personnel report to work)

Richland County Public Library closed (all branches)

Richland County Recreation Commission and facilities closed

Town of Saluda delayed two hours

State government closings: Most state government offices in Midlands counties will be delayed to 10 a.m. Some are opening at 1 p.m. Click here for a map.


BlueCross BlueShield Retiree Luncheon for 11:30 am today is cancelled.

Benedict Child Development Center will open at noon

Congaree National Park closed

Language Espresso LLC closed

Palmetto Health clinics will delay opening to 11 a.m. for patients

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden closed

South Carolina Masters Commission closed


USC-Clemson baseball game Sunday afternoon canceled.

Multimedia: Winter weather tips

Click for tips on staying warm and driving in snow, and information on types of snow and salt on roads.