Ice, snow cause closings: Schools battle lost days problem

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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Photo by Randy Moll With temperatures just below zero on Monday morning, ice covered most of Crystal Lake in Decatur following freezing rain, sleet and snow on Sunday morning. Snow and ice also covered roadways, making travel treacherous.

Photo by Randy Moll With temperatures just below zero on Monday morning, ice covered most of Crystal Lake in Decatur following freezing rain, sleet and snow on Sunday morning. Snow and ice also covered roadways, making travel treacherous.
Photo by Arkansas Online

WESTSIDE A four- to five-inch snowfall Sunday, coupled with subzero temperatures, forced cancellation of schools in the area Monday and Tuesday of this week, the day schools were expected to resume after the lengthy Christmas break. The temperature dipped to a minus 7 degrees Monday morning.


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