school closings http://wemu.org en Winter Weather Forces School Closings, Slows Morning Commute http://wemu.org/post/winter-weather-forces-school-closings-slows-morning-commute <p></p><p>With 6-9 inches of snow expected today, all public school districts in Washtenaw County closed for the day. There is a long list of private and parochial closings, as well. The entire list for Washtenaw and surrounding counties can be found here:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><a href="http://wemu.org/school-closings">http://wemu.org/school-closings</a></li></ul><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:45:49 +0000 David Fair 42707 at http://wemu.org Winter Weather Forces School Closings, Slows Morning Commute SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Washtenaw County and Surrounding Counties - Tuesday, January 28th http://wemu.org/post/school-closings-washtenaw-county-and-surrounding-counties-tuesday-january-28th-0 <p>Sub-zero temperatures and&nbsp; frigid wind chills have once again forced school districts throughout the region to cancel classes on Tuesday, January 28th.</p><p>A complete listing for Washtenaw, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland and Wayne Counties is available to you here.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.wemu.org/listen-live-0" target="_blank"><strong>Listen to 89.1 WEMU</strong> </a>for <em>latest developments</em> throughout the evening.</p><p><strong>SEE ALSO:</strong></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:54:34 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40741 at http://wemu.org SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Washtenaw County and Surrounding Counties - Tuesday, January 28th Eastern Michigan University cancels all classes on Tuesday, Jan. 28 http://wemu.org/post/eastern-michigan-university-cancels-all-classes-tuesday-jan-28 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Sub-zero temperatures and&nbsp; frigid wind chills have once again forced school districts throughout the region, including Eastern Michigan University, to cancel classes on&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday, Jan. 28</span></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:33:52 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40739 at http://wemu.org Eastern Michigan University cancels all classes on Tuesday, Jan. 28 Extreme Cold Weather Safety Tips for Washtenaw County http://wemu.org/post/extreme-cold-weather-safety-tips-washtenaw-county <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 21.99652862548828px;">Sub-zero temperatures and&nbsp; frigid wind chills have once again forced many schools to close throughout the region. The&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">record cold temperatures may cause many in the WEMU listening area to develop&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">cold-weather injuries like frostbite and hypothermia.</span></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">For road conditions and frequent weather updates, stay tuned to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wemu.org/listen-live-o"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">89.1&nbsp;WEMU&nbsp;</strong></a>for the latest developments.</em></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 21.99652862548828px;">The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted its tips on how to be "</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/Features/WinterWeather/index.html" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 21.99652862548828px; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;" target="_blank">prepared to stay safe and healthy in winter</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 21.99652862548828px;">." For instance, if you have to go outside be sure to do what mom always said:</span></p><div><div>&nbsp;</div><blockquote style="background-image: none; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); border-width: 0px 0px 0px 4px; border-left-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); font-style: italic; margin-bottom: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 40px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 20px; vertical-align: baseline; quotes: none; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; clear: left;"><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 22px;"><em>"Wear appropriate outdoor clothing: layers of light, warm clothing; mittens; hats; scarves; and waterproof boots."</em></p></blockquote><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 21.99652862548828px;">We simply suggest: Stay inside if you can.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 21.99652862548828px;"><strong style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 1.5;">Cold weather safety tips include:&nbsp;</strong></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:15:05 +0000 Patrik Holubik 39844 at http://wemu.org Extreme Cold Weather Safety Tips for Washtenaw County SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Washtenaw County and Surrounding Areas - Friday, January 24 http://wemu.org/post/school-closings-washtenaw-county-and-surrounding-areas-friday-january-24 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Potentially dangerous wind chills have forced closures for many school districts in the WEMU listening area. For a comprehensive listing of school closings see below. </span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Tune in to 89.1 WEMU's Morning Edition from 5am-9am Friday for the latest in school closings.</span></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 03:53:30 +0000 Patrik Holubik 40584 at http://wemu.org SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Washtenaw County and Surrounding Areas - Friday, January 24 All But One Ypsilanti Community Schools Building to Open Friday http://wemu.org/post/all-one-ypsilanti-community-schools-building-open-friday <p>Problems that have forced the closure of Ypsilanti Community Schools the past couple of days have for the most part been resolved.&nbsp;</p><p>Associate Superintendent Laura Lisiscki says only Ypsilanti Community Middle School - Willow Run Campus remains closed Friday as they wait for heating system parts to arrive.&nbsp;</p><p>Lisiscki says district staff has been working around the clock to get buildings ready to re-open, with some staffers so focused on their work that they had to be ordered to go home and get some rest.&nbsp;</p><p>Again, only Ypsilanti Community Middle School - Willow Run Campus is closed Friday in the Ypsilanti Community Schools district.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 02:37:05 +0000 Bob Eccles 40035 at http://wemu.org All But One Ypsilanti Community Schools Building to Open Friday School Closings in Southeast Michigan http://wemu.org/post/school-closings-southeast-michigan <p>Most schools in Washtenaw County remain on Winter Break. Classes were scheduled to resume in many southeast Michigan districts today, but weather has forced closures. <span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">For a complete listing of school closings, go to the WEMU web page at <a href="http://www.wemu.org/" rel="nofollow nofollow" target="_blank">www.wemu.org</a>. Or, click through here: <a href="http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwemu.org%2Fschool-closings&amp;h=KAQH44pPT&amp;enc=AZOEklK6HnedAj4J7ul2kGh1JtekCwOJ--5NpIRNYS3hbKhKadt3bORMM-LhazKZaEvr-gW63xdSk34xvqxz6gYrLpGn_17P_bzKGUo-C4PhTjPnXuZAYd5njy0CiYQhDeS2rnPKP9m5Agzzl2KCD1H-&amp;s=1" rel="nofollow nofollow" target="_blank"><span>http://wemu.org/</span><wbr />school-closings</a></span>.</p><p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 11:27:49 +0000 David Fair 39718 at http://wemu.org