A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect from 9 pm Thursday to Noon Friday for Dodge, Olmsted, Mower, and Fillmore, and Houston counties. According to the National Weather Service, very cold wind chills near 30 below zero are expected. Additional snow accumulations of up to 2 inches is also expected. Below are the school closings, delays and other cancellations across the Rochester and Southern Minnesota area for Friday, February 8, 2019.

Updates:

  • City of Faribault: Snow emergency. No parking on city streets 1 am to 8 am.
  • City of Stewartville: Snow alert. Parking on city streets prohibited until 7 am Friday.
  • Fillmore County DAC: Closed Friday.

Schools:

    • Albert Lea Area Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Austin Public Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Blooming Prarie Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Chatfirld Public Schools: Two hours late Friday. No morning preschool.
    • Dover-Eyota Public Schools: Two hours late Friday. SAC to open at 8am.
    • Fillmore Central Schools: Two hours late, SACC and daycare open at 6 am
    • Goodhue Public Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Hayfield Community Schools: Two hours late, SACC open regular hours
    • Howard-Winneshiek Community Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Kasson-Mantorville Public Schools: Two hours late Friday. No morning preschool. Project kids opens at 6:15 am.
    • Kingsland Public Schools: Two hours late Friday. No morning preschool. Daycare is open.
    • Lake City Public Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Lanesboro Public Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Leroy-Ostrander Public Schools: Two hours late Friday. Cardinal Kids on time.
    • Lyle Public Schools: Two hours late Friday. No morning preschool.
    • NRHEG Public Schools: Two hours late Friday. No morning preschool.
    • Owatonna Public Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • PEM: Closed; evening activities will take place as scheduled
    • Pine Island Public Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Plainview Elgin Millville Schools: Two hours late Friday.
    • Rainbow School: No morning preschool or enrichment class.
    • Riceville Community Schools: Delayed two hours, no morning activities.
    • Rochester Public Schools: Two hour late start.  No morning preschool.
    • Rochester Beacon Academy: Two hour late start
    • Southland Schools: Two hours late Friday. No morning preschool. Fifth grade field trip will be rescheduled.
    • Stewartville Public Schools: Two hours late
    • St. John's Lutheran School in Wykoff: Two hours late, no preschool
    • Triton Public Schools: Two hours late Friday. No morning preschool.
    • Winona Public: Two Hours Late

We will update this list as more weather announcements are reported.