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Heavy snow causes school cancellations

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Once it started, the snow didn't take long to pick up speed and it's not predicted to stop anytime soon. Beware ice under the snow, and children who don't have to go to school. 

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The following schools are closed tomorrow:

  • Carlton school district
  • Cloquet school district
  • Esko school district
  • Duluth public, private, parochial and charter schools
  • Hermantown school district
  • Lake Superior College
  • Maple-Northwestern school district
  • North Shore Community School
  • Proctor school district
  • Superior school district
  • Udac
  • University Nursery Schools in Duluth
  • Wrenshall school district
  • If your school isn't listed here, check the school website

    Here's the latest predictions from the National Weather Service in Duluth:

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY... * LOCATION...TWIN PORTS REGION...SOUTH ALONG THE SAINT CROIX RIVER VALLEY. THIS INCLUDES THE AREAS OF DULUTH...CLOQUET MOOSE LAKE...AND PINE CITY IN MINNESOTA...AS WELL AS SUPERIOR...SOLON SPRINGS...AND SIREN IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN. * TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE...AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES. THE MAIN PERIOD OF ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TONIGHT...WITH SNOW GRADUALLY DIMINISHING THROUGH THE MORNING FRIDAY. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EVEN MORE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL FROM 6 TO 8 INCHES WITH AREAS IN EXCESS OF 12 INCHES ALSO POSSIBLE IN SPOTS. EXPECT THE GREATEST TOTALS TO OCCUR IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...DECREASING TO THE NORTHWEST. * VISIBILITY...DOWN TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...WITH WHITE OUT CONDITIONS ALSO POSSIBLE AROUND LAKE SUPERIOR WHERE WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST. * WINDS...GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS...INCREASING OUT OF THE NORTH LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. EXPECT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. WINDS WILL GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 MPH CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. * IMPACTS...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL RAPIDLY DETERIORATE THIS EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE THE FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTE HAZARDOUS.
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