Record cold temperatures close, delay some Mid-South schools

Record cold temperatures close, delay some Mid-South schools
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Some schools in the Mid-South have announced a delay in start time or closing Tuesday due to the record low temperatures that have blown into the region. Monday night’s mixture of snow and sleet has cleared, but chilly temperatures still linger.

List of schools delayed/closed:

  • Forrest City School District - delayed two hours
  • Marion School District - delayed two hours
  • Dyersburg State Community College - delayed two hours
  • University School of Jackson - closed
  • Jackson-Madison County Schools - closed
  • University School of Jackson - closed
  • Alamo City School - closed
  • Crockett County Schools - closed
  • St. Mary’s Episcopal School - closed

Superintendent Dr. Joris M. Ray says Shelby County School will be in session.

You can check our updates throughout the morning as schools inform WMC Action News 5 of any further delays or closings.

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