Schools Closed, Flakes Falling, Winter Continues: Snow Day in Woodbury
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Schools were closed, plows were out and snow was still falling Tuesday morning in Woodbury.
The city had been under a winter storm advisory from the National Weather Service, and snow was steady at about 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 5.
A notice from South Washington County Schools:
South Washington County Schools will be closed today. All morning activities (including Kids Club) are closed today. An announcement will be posted no later than 3 p.m. regarding afterschool and evening activities.
All employees are expected to follow previously determined school closing procedures and advise their supervisors of their status relative to a day off if they choose not to report. Teachers will be provided information at a later date regarding the make-up time for this snow day.
Despite the snow, Central Park and Lookout Ridge were open as scheduled, according to the Facebook page for the Woodbury Parks and Rec Department.
Meanwhile, the snow was expected to continue during the day Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service:
Today: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 29. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Tonight: Scattered flurries before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 9. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
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