Archive for Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Basehor-Linwood schools closed a third day

January 12, 2011

With more than a half a foot of snow on the ground and bitterly cold temperatures forecast, Basehor-Linwood schools have canceled classes Wednesday.

The cancellation marks the third consecutive day schools have been closed in the district and comes on the heels of the first major snowstorm of the winter. The area received between 5 and 8 inches of snow Sunday and Monday. Temperatures overnight were forecast to plunge below zero with subzero wind chill factors predicted throughout Wednesday.

Other districts canceling classes include Tonganoxie and McLouth.

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