Cincinnati Public Schools, more districts closed Friday due to weather

Staff will report
Cincinnati Public Schools
Posted at 11:42 PM, Jan 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-07 09:43:19-05

CINCINNATI — All Cincinnati Public Schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 7 as the Tri-State expects to see frigid temperatures in the morning.

Though the snow is ending, the Greater Cincinnati area is expected to see below zero wind chills early Friday. CPS said all schools will be closed Friday, Jan. 7 following the district's severe weather procedures. The district said staff will report. The day will be a traditional inclement weather day, meaning no remote learning will take place.

9 First Warning Weather is forecasting temperatures starting in the single digits and highs only in the low to mid-20s Friday, feeling like the teens.

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Cincinnati Public Schools had previously announced some schools would switch to remote learning due to staffing shortages caused by the COVID-19 surge, but now all schools will be closed for a traditional inclement weather day. CPS closes for snow or extremely hot or cold temperatures. For more information on the district's severe weather and emergency closings procedures, click here.

Several other school districts in the Tri-State will be closed, delayed or moving to remote learning due to winter weather, including multiple schools in Kentucky. To see a full list of school closures and delays, click here.

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While the "feels-like" temps during Friday's morning rush were below zero, most major roads in Northern Kentucky and the Greater Cincinnati area are free of snow. Side streets and sidewalks that have not been treated may be a tougher trek.