A winter storm warning goes into effect at noon today (Dec 16) until 6 p.m. Saturday. 

SCHOOL CLOSINGS

Forest City - Closed

Lewiston-Altura - Closed

North Iowa Community Schools - Closed

Rochester Beacon Academy - Closed

EARLY DISMISSAL

Austin Public Schools cancelling all after school activities and all activities on 12/17.  All Christmas at Home Concerts are postponed with new times TBA.

Blooming Prairie Schools Closing at 1:30 pm (No evening activities)

Bryon Schools Closing ( Elementary and Middle School at 1:15 pm and High School at 1:40 pm)

Calendonia Schools Closing at 1 pm ( No evening events or practices and SACC Program is Open)

Chatfield Public Schools Closing at 1 pm (No evening activities or practices)

Dover-Eyota Closing at 12:30 pm (All activities cancelled and SACC Closing at 2:30 pm)

Filmore Central Schools will have a 2 hour Early Release ( no evening activities)

Glenville-Emmons Closing at 1:10 pm

Grand Meadow Public Schools Closing at 1 pm ( No afternoon preschool and all after school activities cancelled)

Hayfield Community Schools Closing at 1 pm ( All afternoon and weekend activities cancelled)

Houston Public Schools Closing at 1 pm

Kasson-Mantorville Schools Closing (Middle School and High School at 1:15 pm and Elementary at 1:30 pm - No evening activities)

Kingsland Public Schools Closing at 1:15 pm (All evening activities cancelled and SACC Program will remain open)

Lanesboro Schools Closing at 1pm

LeRoy-Ostrander Schools Closing at 1pm

Lyle Public Schools Closing at 1 pm

Mabel-Canton Schools Closing at 1 pm

NRAGG Schools Closing at 1 pm

Pine Island Schools Closing at 1:30 pm

Plainview - Elgin- Millville Closing at 12 pm

Southland Schools Closing at 1 pm

Spring Grove School Closing at 1:30 pm

Stewartville Schools Closing - High school, Middle School and Bonner at 1:30 pm and Bear Cave at 1:45 pm

St.Ansgar Schools Closing at 12:30 pm ( no evening activities and no Saturday activities)

St.Charles (Elementary at 12:30 pm and High School at 12:40 pm)

St.John School in Wycoff is Closing at 1 pm

Wabasha - Kellogg Schools Closing at 12:30 pm

Businesses

125 Live Fitness Center Closing at 5 pm (All Areas Closed Tomorrow 12/17)

Allegro School of Dance and Music Closed rest of the day.

Janet Lane Dance Studio - No evening classes

Martial Arts Fitness Center in Rochester - Classes cancelled tonight and tomorrow morning

Park Institute will be closed 12/16

Rochester Public Library Bookmobile will be off the road on 12/17

Rochester Public Transit is closely monitoring road conditions.  All day routes will be running as normal.  After 7:45 pm routes will be accessed for travel and conditions and a decision will be made at that time.  To get more information please see their website at www.rptride.com.