Area schools delay classes because of dangerously cold wind chills

Published 5:44 am Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Several schools in the area announced changes to their schedules for Wednesday because of bitter cold wind chills:

• Glenville-Emmons will start two hours late.

• Alden-Conger Schools will start two hours late.

• Northwood-Kensett Schools will start two hours late.

• United Preschool will have no morning preschool.

• Hollandale Christian School will start two hours late.

• Albert Lea Area Schools had already been slated for a virtual day for all students.

The area remains under a wind chill warning through 9 a.m. with wind chills as low as 40 degrees below zero possible.

The National Weather Service advises frostbite could occur in as little as 10 minutes on exposed skin.