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Posted on: February 18, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Update on winter weather conditions; City Offices opening on 2-hour delay, Friday, Feb. 19th

Charlottesville with Snow

February 18, 2021

The City of Charlottesville is under a Winter Storm Warning until 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is under a Winter Storm Warning until 6 a.m. Friday, February 19.  City of Charlottesville government offices will  open on a 2-hour delay at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021.

The Charlottesville Police Department would like to remind the community to stay safe on and off of the roads during this winter storm. Streets and sidewalks will likely become treacherous, which will make any type of travel extremely difficult. Our officers will be working around the clock to assist you during emergencies, but  avoid all non-essential travel. If you must travel, please drive slowly and allow extra time to arrive at your destination.


  • City of Charlottesville government offices - Opening at 10 a.m.
  • Charlottesville Circuit Court & Clerk’s Office - Opening at 10 a.m.
  • UPDATE: Residential trash pickup by County Waste will run, Friday, February 19, 2021.
    Friday will be Wednesday route.
    Saturday will be Thursday route.
    Sunday will be Friday route.
    Monday will be back on schedule.


  • The City of Charlottesville Public Works crews have been clearing streets all day Thursday. Road conditions at 5p.m. vary from poor to moderate. Secondary roads are largely untouched at this point. Crews will be working with a fully staffed night shift to continue working primary and secondary roads.
Stay off the snowy and icy roads if possible, but if you have to go out remember: Ice and snow, take it slow—slower speed, slower acceleration, slower steering, and slower braking. #WinterSafety.

Visit the City's website for additional snow and winter weather information

Staying warm while sheltering in place without power

Media Contact
Brian Wheeler
Director of Communications
City of Charlottesville

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