A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 6:00 PM on Thursday as conditions worsen during round two of this winter storm. Difficult travel is being reported throughout southeast Minnesota and won't get any easier today or tonight. See real-time road conditions now on our app.

The latest NWS forecast calls for 3-7 inches on Wednesday and 3-7 inches Wednesday night into Thursday. Because of this several schools in our area will be closed.

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We'll continue to update this list of school closings as more information comes in. You can see the latest announcements below.

Weather-Related Announcements for Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023

Here are the school closings, delays, and other weather-related cancellations and announcements across the Rochester and Southern Minnesota area for Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023:

Albert Lea Area Schools - Closed Wednesday & Thursday (E-Learning Days)

Austin Public Schools - Closed Wednesday & Thursday (E-Learning Days)

Blooming Prairie Public Schools: Closed Wednesday (E-Learning Day)

Byron Public Schools - Closed Wednesday & Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Caledonia Schools - Closed Wednesday (Flex Learning Day)

Chatfield Schools - Closed Wednesday

Dover Eyota Schools - Closed Wednesday

Goodhue Public Schools - Closed Wednesday & Thursday (Gold Plan)

Grand Meadow Public Schools: Closed Wednesday (E-Learning Day)

Hayfield Community Schools - Closed Wednesday

Kasson Mantorville Schools - Closed Wednesday

Kenyon-Wanamingo Schools - Closed Wednesday & Thursday

Lake City Public Schools - Closed Wednesday

LeRoy Ostrander Schools - Closed Wednesday

Lyle Public Schools - Closed Wednesday (E-Learning Day)

NAMI SE Minnesota - Closed Wednesday & Thursday

NICC Calmar Campus - Closed Wednesday

Minnesota State College SE - Red Wing & Winona Campuses Closed

Owatonna Public Schools - Closed Wednesday & Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Plainview Elgin Millville - Closed Wednesday (E-Learning Day)

Possibilities - Closed Wednesday & Thursday

Pine Island Schools - Closed Wednesday & Thursday (E-Learning Days)

Rochester Public Schools- Closed Wednesday

Saint Mary's University Rochester Campus - Classes Online After 5:00PM Wedesday

Southland Public Schools - Closed Wednesday

Spring Grove Schools - Closed Wednesday

Stewartville Schools - Closed Wednesday (Flex Learning Day)

Triton Schools - Closed Wednesday (e-learning)

Winona State University Rochester - Closed Wednesday

Zumbrota-Mazeppa Public Schools Closed Wednesday & Thursday (E-Learning Days)

Download our free app for important winter weather updates and real-time road conditions.

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