Cold Weather Closes Schools In U.P.

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    Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Extremely low wind chills have resulted in schools closings around the U.P. All schools in Marquette, Alger, Delta, Schoolcraft, Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, Dickinson, Ontonagon counties are closed today as wind chills are being reported around 30 below.

    The National Weather Service has issued Wind Chill Warnings across the region for today into this afternoon. High winds have produced dangerously low wind chills this morning. The lowest wind chill readings will be around 35 degrees below zero this morning. Wind chill readings will return to 25 to 30 below zero tonight into Tuesday morning.

    Officials have re-opened highway M-28 between Kawbawgam Road in Marquette County and Munising. State Police at Central Dispatch in Negaunee are warning motorists who are driving east of Au Train this morning to be prepared for rapid changes in visibility with brief near white-out conditions in the heavier snow bands east of Au Train.
    SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR MONDAY, 1/5/2015

    Marquette Area Public Schools
    Father Marquette School & North Star Academy
    Marquette-Alger RESA
    Ishpeming, Negaunee & NICE Community Schools
    Gwinn & Powell Township Schools

    Munising Public Schools & Munising Baptist
    AuTrain-Onota, Superior Central & Burt Township Schools

    Delta-Schoolcraft ISD
    Escanaba, Gladstone & Rapid River Schools & Headstart
    Big Bay de Noc & Hannahville Schools
    Mid-Peninsula & Wells Township Schools

    Manistique Area Schools & Headstart

    Houghton & Keweenaw County Schools
    Baraga & L’Anse Public Schools
    Arvon Township School
    All BHK Headstart

    North Dickinson, Breitung Township, Iron Mountain & Norway-Vulcan Schools

    Ontonagon Public Schools & Heastart
    Ewen-Trout Creek Schools & Headstart
    Bark River-Harris
    Bessemer
    Forest Park
    North Central Schools
    Gogebic County Headstart
    Stephenson
    Wakefield-Marenisco

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