View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Winter weather closes schools Tuesday

Sports, extra-curricular activities also cancelled

POSTED: January 6, 2014 3:09 p.m.

Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter just announced schools will be closed for students on Tuesday in anticipation of subzero weather moving in later today.

Staff should report at 9 a.m. or when travel is safe, he said.

All sports and extra-curricular activities scheduled for Tuesday are also cancelled.

A wind chill advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Rain changing to snow, with some brief sleet is possible.

The winter weather advisory warns that frostbite and hypothermia are possible if proper precautions are not taken. Temperatures are forecasted to fall into single digits overnight Tuesday with a wind chill of as low as 13 below zero.

Temperatures aren't expected to climb above freezing until Wednesday.

"Temperatures are definitely going to be the worst part," Alex Gibbs, an NWS meteorologist from the Peachtree City office, said Saturday. "That's the biggest concern as far as safety."

 

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Dawson County shuts out War...
Kolton Brumbelow fights off...
Elliott takes third in firs...
Chase Elliott finished thir...
Tigers lose in double overt...
Luke Martin and Clint Garre...
Volleyball team opens regio...
Libero Lydia Watson passes ...
Dawson gets win on road aft...
Kaila Billingsley puts the ...
End date released for Ga. 4...
Construction on the Ga. 400...
Chili’s to open doors Monday
Corporate Chili’s trainers ...
Outrunning his competition
Cross country runner Jacob ...
Tigers lose heartbreaker in...
Taylor Cronan carries the b...
 

Please wait ...