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Sandy Update: Schools Close,SEPTA Shut Down

As rain starts up T/E Schools, SEPTA to shut Down.

Sandy Update: Schools Close,SEPTA Shut Down

Sandy is now predicted to slam directly into Southeastern Pennsylvania as a Category 1 Hurricane.

That is the latest prediction from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (joined by the regional head of the Red Cross and SEPTA Director) who held late Sunday afternoon news conferences.

SEPTA WILL SHUT DOWN the entire transit system starting with the last scheduled runs Sunday night.

The Tredyffrin Easttown School District will be closed Monday and expects to be closed on Tuesday as well.  The district will re-evaluate the conditions on Monday before making the call to close schools on Tuesday.

Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be closed Monday.

AMTRAK is shutting down service through Paoli and in the Northeast Corridor tonight and will not operate most trains Monday.

Chester County is operating shelters for anyone who needs a safe place to go, including Lionville Middle School in Downingtown.

If you own a business and plan to shut down or modify your hours during the storm, please let everyone know by adding your information to the comments section of this article on TE Patch. This applies to activities and meetings too. We want to help you get the word out about anything in TE.

Please follow TE Patch on Twitter and Facebook.  We will have a team of Patch Editors constantly updating conditions all over Tredyffrin, Easttown, and Chester and Delaware Counties. We'll be posting live developments as they occur here on TE Patch, but also in real time on Twitter.

We invite and encourage you to join us in keep your fellow Patchers up to speed as the storm approaches, hits and finally moves out of the area. TE Patch is hyper-local and we want to see what you're seeing right outside your house or workplace.

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