UPDATE: School late starts (Blizzard Warnings Continue)
According to AccuWeather.com (see the upper right hand corner of this website) A blizzard warning remains in effect until midnight tonightSCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS:Anselmo-Merna Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start Monday, no a.m. preschoolAnsley Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start Monday, buses run accordinglyArcadia Public Schools – 10 a.m. last start Monday, buses run accordingly, no preschoolArnold Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start, buses run accordingly, no preschoolBurwell Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start Monday.Loup County Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start MondayMullen Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start MondayOrd Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start MondaySandhills Public Schools – no school MondaySargent Public schools – 2 hour late start Monday – buses run accordinglyStapleton Public Schools – 10 a.m. late start Monday Road conditions continue to remain hazardous if not impossible. Light to moderate snow continues and is expected to taper off to flurries late afternoon and evening with accumulations of 1-5 inches across Custer and Loup counties. Snow accumulations of 5-10 inches are expected across the rest of the area. Expect periodic visibilities down to a quarter mile especially in open areas.North winds of 30-40 mph anticipated with gusts of up to 50 mph causing blowing and drifting snow.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Travel is extremely dangerous. If you must travel have winter survival kit with you; if you get stranded stay with your vehicle. Closings and postponements include:- Loup Valley Road riders – No meeting today, moved to Feb. 17 at the Den in Comstock.- Sargent Chamber of Commerce Soup Cook-Off cancelled- Custer County Ag Society Appreciation Dinner rescheduled for Feb. 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Custer County Fairgrounds- John and Terry Hunt Benefit cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.