Update: Bridgehampton Joins Other Districts in Early Dismissal

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The Bridgehampton School will join area school districts in releasing students early from school on Wednesday with a nor’easter expected to pick up intensity beginning at 2 p.m. Shortly after 9 a.m., the district announced it will release students at 12:15 p.m. All after school activities are also cancelled.

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The Sag Harbor School District will release students early from school today with the fourth nor’easter in three weeks expected to hit the region with sleet, snow and high winds Wednesday afternoon.

On Wednesday morning, the Sag Harbor School District announced it will release students from Pierson Middle-High School at 10:30 a.m. The elementary school will dismiss students at 11:30 a.m. All after-school activities are also canceled as is afternoon pre-kindergarten classes.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for all of Long Island, including Suffolk County with rain, snow and sleet before 1 p.m., changing over to snow and sleet in the afternoon. Wind gusts could reach as high as 49 miles per hour, according to the weather services, with as much as six to 12 inches of snow expected to fall before Thursday morning.