Panhandle schools opt for late starts and closures ahead of bitter cold a snow.
Several panhandle schools will start late Monday, a result of forecasts for 1-3 inches of snow a single digit high temperatures.
Kimball Public Schools, Potter-Dix Public Schools and Bayard Public Schools will all start at 10:00 a.m. Monday while Bridgeport Public Schools, Crawford Public Schools and Leyton Public Schools will be on a two hour delay. Banner County Public Schools will be closed Monday.
Kimball Pre K will have sessions that will run from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 pm and says buses will run where road conditions will allow. None of the districts with a late start will offer breakfast.
This weekend there were reports of impassable roads in Cheyenne, Kimball and Banner counties do to blowing snow.
This is a developing story. Stay with newschannelnebraska.com for updated local forecasts and the latest list of delays and closures.