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:
Sub-zero temperatures and frigid wind chills have once again forced many schools to close throughout the region. The record cold temperatures may cause many in the WEMU listening area to develop cold-weather injuries like frostbite and hypothermia.
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Due to the extreme snowfall and cold temperatures for our region, Eastern Michigan University has announced the cancellation of all classes at Eastern Michigan University on Monday, Jan. 6. This includes all planned campus activities, lectures and events. Residence halls will remain open this evening and tomorrow to accommodate students who are still moving in and who have already arrived.
The University plans to be open on Tuesday, Jan. 7 for regular business and classes.
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. For a complete listing of school closings, go to the WEMU web page at www.wemu.org. Or, click through here: http://wemu.org/school-closings.