Local schools prepare for dangerous cold weather

Temperatures in the area will reach dangerous levels tonight and into tomorrow morning, causing schools to consider closing tomorrow.

Some schools are not planning on closing at this time, but are monitoring the weather closely.

However, other schools have already closed: Abilene, Clay Center, Concordia, Crest, Herington, Hiawatha, Kickapoo Nation School, Kickapoo Head Start LeRoy-Gridley, Lyndon, Marais Des Cygnes Valley, So. Brown County,Tonganoxie and Rural Vista.

North Lyon County, has already issued a one-hour delay. Madison-Virgil, Prairie Hills and Southern Lyon County have issued a two-hour delay.

Misty Kruger, Director of Communications for Topeka Public Schools, told KSNT News they are planning for school tomorrow. Kruger also said they generally don’t make a decision until the morning of, usually around 5 a.m.

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