As of 8:00 AM Wednesday, the National Weather Service was predicting rain, freezing rain and only light snow (1 - 3 inches?) for SE Minnesota through Friday. But some areas in SW Minnesota could receive up to 2 feet of snow. Below are the school closings, delays and other weather announcements for Wednesday, April 10, 2019


  • Albert Lea Area SchoolsDismissing 2 hours Early
  • Austin Public Schools: Releasing early. CLC at 11:30; rest of the district on normal early release schedule.
  • Blooming Prairie Public Schools: Closing at 12:46 PM
  • Chatfield Public Schools: Closing at 12:30 Elementary 12:40 High School No Activities
  • Dover-Eyota Public Schools: Closing at 1:00 PM
  • Fillmore Central Public Schools: Closing at 1:30 PM; SAC and daycare will be open
  • Fillmore County DAC: Closing at 1:30 PM
  • Hayfield Community Schools: Closing at 12:30 PM; SACC open
  • NRHEG Public Schools: Closing at 12:30 PM
  • Pine Island Public SchoolsDismissing 1 hour Early; No Evening Activities
  • Rochester Catholic Schools: No Evening Activities; All practices and games canceled
  • Rochester Center for Autism: Closing at 1:00 PM
  • Rosa Parks Charter High School, Rochester: Closing at 12:00 PM
  • Rushford-Peterson Public Schools: Closing at 1:00 PM; No Evening Activities
  • Rochester Public Schools:
    • All after-school activities & athletics and night school at the ALC are canceled for this evening. This includes all athletics/activities practices and games.
    • SACC will remain open until 6pm at all elementary buildings.
    • Hawthorne Education Center will be open as scheduled.
    • As of now, all evening community education classes are still on as scheduled. Please call Community Education’s Inclement Weather Line at (507) 328-4010 for more information.
  • Stewartville Public Schools: Dismissing 2 hours Early; Activities cancelled. Tiger Time open.


  • Chatfield United Methodist Church: No Evening Activities
  • Chatfield United Methodist Church: Wednesday evening activities canceled tonight.
  • Christ Lutheran Church, Preston: No Evening Activities; No supper, confirmation, Lenten service or council
  • Christ United Methodist Church: Open tonight. Victor Vieth program at 6pm canceled.
  • East Freeborn Lutheran Church, Albert Lea : Lenten services are canceled for April 10
  • Elstad and Highland Prairie Lutheran Churches: No Lenten service this evening
  • Greenfield Lutheran Church, Harmony: No Evening Activities; No Soup Supper, No activities, No Council Meeting
  • Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Rochester: No evening activities or classes Wednesday night
  • Oasis Church, Rochester: No Evening Activities
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, West Concord: Seder Supper and Worship canceled this evening & is postponed to 4/18/2019, Maundy Thursday at 6pm

Other Announcements:

Leashes & Leads in ByronNo Evening Classes

We will update this list of weather closings and delays as they are reported.

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