The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Rochester and the Southeast Minnesota area from midnight Friday to 9 am Saturday.

KROC News reports, "The latest forecast from the National Weather Service predicts 7-12 inches of new snow in the Rochester area, while areas of Winona, Fillmore, and Houston County could see as much as 14-15 inches of accumulation." (Read more about the forecast here)

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School closings, delays, and other cancellations across the Rochester and Southern Minnesota area for Friday, January 12, 2024:

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Schools:

Albert Lea Area Schools: Closed - E-learning day

Alden-Conger Public School: Closed

Blooming Prairie Schools - Closed

Caledonia Area Public Schools: Closed

Dover-Eyota Public Schools: Closed

Fillmore Central Public Schools: Closed - Flex Learning Day, SAC and Daycare open 6:30 a.m.

Forest City Community Schools: Closed - E-Learning Day

 

Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Schools - Closed

Glenville-Emmons Public Schools: Closed

Goodhue Public Schools: Closed

Grand Meadow Public Schools: Closed

Hayfield Community Schools: Closed; SACC open regular hours

Hiawatha Valley Education District, Winona: Closed, ALC Winona; SAIL Kellogg; SPECTRUM Hokah; PAES Lab

Hope Lutheran H.S., Winona: Closed

Houston Schools - Closed

Howard-Winneshiek Community Schools: Closed; No Activities

Kasson-Mantorville Schools: Closed; child care open at 8am to 4pm, bring packed lunch. no preschool. all community ed classes canceled

Kingsland Public Schools: Closed; Flexible Learning Day; SACC Open

 

Lake City Public Schools: Closed

Lake Mills Community School: Closed

Lanesboro Public Schools: Closed

Lewiston-Altura Public Schools: Closed

Lyle Public School: Closed

Mabel-Canton Public Schools: Closed

Minnesota State College SE, Red Wing and Winona: Closed

North Iowa Community Schools: Closed; Flexible Learning Day

Northeast Iowa Community College, Cresco Center: Closed

Osage Community Schools: Closed

Pine Island Public Schools: Closed; child care open at early learning center only at 7am to 4pm; no evening activities

Plainview-Elgin-Millville Schools: Closed

Ridgeway Community School: Closed

Riverway Learning Community: Closed

 

Rochester Beacon Academy: Closed

Rochester Central Lutheran Schools: Closed

Rochester Community & Technical College: Closed

Rochester Math and Science Academy: Closed

Rochester Public Schools: Closed

Rochester Catholic Schools: Closed (Preschool Closed, Extended Care Closed)

 

Rollingstone Community School: Closed

Rushford-Peterson Public Schools: Closed

Southland Public Schools: Closed

Spring Grove Public Schools: Closed

St. Ansgar Schools: Closed

St. Charles Public Schools: Closed; SACC closed

St. Johns Lutheran School, Wykoff: Closed; No Eagle Care

Stewartville Public Schools: Closed; Tiger Time open 7am to 5pm at Bonner

 

Triton Public Schools: Closed

Wabasha-Kellogg Public Schools: Closed

Waldorf University: Closed; Remote learning notifications sent to students.

West Hancock CSD: Closed

Winona Area Public Schools: Closed

Zumbro Education District: Closed

Zumbrota-Mazeppa Public Schools: Closed

Other Organizations:

    • Adam's Mentoring Services: Closed
    • Assisi Heights: Activity canceled Saturday; human trafficking event rescheduled Feb 24
    • Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Rochester: Closed
    • Church of Resurrection Adoration: Closing at 3pm; reopening Saturday at 9am
    • Ecumenical Food Pantry: Closed
    • Families First of Minnesota: Closed; Staff working remotely.
    • Fillmore County DAC: Closed
    • First Presbyterian Church, Rochester: Activity canceled; no sitter service
    • LIFE Mower County: Closed through 1/13, Sat ACT canceled
    • Mayo Clinic Volunteer Programs: Closed
    • Miss Angie's Place: Closed
    • Mount Olive Lutheran, Rochester: Closed; ripe olives postponed
    • Mower County Seniors, Inc: Closed
    • Oasis Therapy Center: Closed
    • Opportunity Services, Byron: Closed; Byron, Kasson, Rochester sites closed
    • PossAbilities, Rochester: Closed
    • SEMCAC Meals on Wheels, Kasson: Closed
    • SMB Disability Solutions Adult Day Program, Rochester: Closed
    • Spring Valley Public Library: Closed
    • Stewartville SEMCAC and Active Center for Adults: Closed
    • Wabasha County DAC: Closed
    • Workforce Development, Inc.: Closed; All WDI offices are closed today
    • Zion Lutheran, Stewartville: Closed; movie night canceled

We will update this list of school closings as they are reported. Download our app for weather stories and real-time road conditions

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