Janesville School District issues weather advisory for parents
JANESVILLE—The Janesville School District is advising parents who have children walking home from school this afternoon or who live on rural, hard-to-reach bus routes to make other transportation arrangements.
“As always, parents have the option of keeping students home or picking up students early on days when the weather could be hazardous,” according to a news release. Such absences are considered principal-excused.
Gusty northwest winds are expected today, along with several inches of snowfall. Some forecasts are calling for 3 to 6 inches of snow, most it falling by 2 p.m.
The National Weather Service issued the following prediction for Wednesday night: Snow before 7 p.m., then areas of blowing snow and a slight chance of snow between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m., then scattered flurries after 1 a.m. Low around 6. Wind chill values between zero and minus 10. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.