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Inclement weather closures, cancelations and delays for Friday, Dec. 16:

All school districts in western Washington County announced Thursday afternoon they would be closed Friday due to snow and ice.

Here are inclement weather closures, cancelations and delays as of 6 p.m.

Banks School District: Closed Friday, Dec. 16.

Forest Grove School District: All schools and district office closed. Afternoon/evening activities canceled Friday, Dec. 16.

Gaston School District: Closed. All activities canceled Friday, Dec. 16.

Forest Hills Lutheran Christian School, Cornelius: Closed (Effective Friday, Dec 16).

Pacific University: Most locations closed, including Forest Grove and Hillsboro. Information at pacificu.edu/news. (Effective Friday, Dec. 16).

Northwest Regional ESD Washington County Service Center: Closed (Effective Friday, Dec. 16).

Portland Community College: Closed. All day and night class finals/events are canceled. (Effective Friday, Dec 16 — UPDATE).

Washington County: Opening at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, but not all services may be available to the public immediately. Employees are encouraged to contact their supervisors about any service curtailments affecting their work areas. Watch for ice on roadways and in parking lots. Updates about library hours of operation can be found at http://wccls.org/weather; updates about travel on county roads can be found at http://www.wc-roads.com.

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center: All clinics and administration offices will have a delayed opening at 10 a.m. (Effective Friday, Dec. 16).

This list will be updated as additional information is available.