Gov. Dayton Cancels School Statewide For Monday Due To Cold Temps

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 at 11:19 am

Due to Monday’s high temps sitting  in the double digits below zero mark, Governor  Dayton has cancelled all K-12 schools in Minnesota. In a press release the Governor states that “the safety of Minnesota’s schoolchildren must be our first priority. I have made this decision to protect all our children from the dangerously cold temperatures now forecasted for next Monday. I encourage Minnesotans of all ages to exercise caution in these extreme weather conditions.”

The National Weather Service predicts that most of the state will experience the coldest temperatures in a decade next Monday, with lows reaching -30 degrees and wind chills predicted to reach as low as -50 degrees.


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