Several schools and every rancher in the area are preparing for what is predicted to be some of the coldest days in several decades. A combination of cold and windy conditions will result in dangerous conditions; frostbite can occur between 10-30 minutes for exposed skin.
As of 7 a.m., Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, the follow schools have announced closings or late starts:
ANSLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ANSLEY - Late Start - 10 a.m. Monday
ARCADIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Late Start - 10 a.m. Monday
BROKEN BOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Closed Monday
HEAD START/BROKEN BOW - Closed Monday
LITTLE ANGELS PRESCHOOL - Closed Monday
LOUP CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Closed Monday
ORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS – Closed Monday
SANDHILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS Late Start - 10 a.m. Monday
SUMNER-EDDYVILLE-MILLER - Late Start - 10 a.m. Monday
THE SCHOOL GARDEN/BROKEN BOW - Closed Monday
The following businesses/organizations have announced changes to their schedules:
BLAINE COUNTY COURT HOUSE - set to open at 10 a.m.
HEALING HEARTS & HELPING FAMILIES - Monday board meeting rescheduled
LOUP COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Monday event cancelled.
PRAIRIE PIONEER CENTER BROKEN BOW - Closed Monday