Martha’s Vineyard schools closing early

A morning snow storm made a pretty winter picture of Vineyard Haven Harbor, but made a mess of the roads, and forced cancellations.

A morning snow storm made a pretty winter picture of Vineyard Haven Harbor, but made a mess of the roads, and forced cancellations.

Updated 3:25 pm, Monday February 3, 2014

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will close at noon today, because of the weather. All elementary schools on the Island will close at 1 pm. All after school activities are cancelled.

The Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School will close at 1:15 pm.

The YMCA will close at 4 pm, and all evening activities at the Y are cancelled.

All Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank branches will close at 4 pm, because of the weather.

A winter storm that started as a brief period of rain this morning, turned to snow at about 9 am. Forecasters predict only an inch or two of snow before the storm winds down later tonight.