Several area school districts are either cancelling or delaying the start of classes today, due to winter weather. Below is the list for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

Dangerous road conditions are reported in parts of northeast Iowa. Travel is not recommended in Chickasaw, Floyd and Howard counties.

A blizzard warning is in effect for Chickasaw and Floyd counties until 6 a.m. Saturday and for Butler County until midnight Friday.

A winter weather advisory is posted for Black Hawk, Bremer, Grundy, Hardin, Marshall and Tama counties until midnight Friday. A winter weather advisory is also posted for Allamakee, Benton, Buchanan, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque and Fayette counties until 6 a.m. Saturday.

According to the National Weather Service, 1-3 inches of snow is expected in the counties where the winter weather advisory is in effect. Additional snow accumulations of 2-8 inches are forecast where the blizzard warning is posted. Wind gusts as high as 45 miles per hour are also expected to create white-out conditions.


Aplington-Parkersburg: CLOSED; Early dismissal for end of Trimester moved to Monday

Charles City: CLOSED

Clarksville: CLOSED

Clayton Ridge: Delayed 2 hours; No morning activities or early dismissal

Decorah: Delayed 2 hours

Dike-New Hartford: CLOSED

Grundy Center: CLOSED

Howard-Winneshiek: CLOSED

Iowa Falls-Alden: CLOSED

Nashua-Plainfield: CLOSED; No evening activities

North Butler: CLOSED; No evening activities

North Fayette Valley: NOW CLOSED

North Winneshiek: CLOSED

Postville: NOW CLOSED

South Winneshiek: CLOSED. All activities cancelled.

Starmont: NOW CLOSED

Sumner-Fredericksburg: CLOSED


Turkey Valley: CLOSED

West Central: CLOSED