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Wind Chill Advisory issued – Schools on 2-hour delay Tuesday

Ferndale School District bus (March 8, 2017). Photo: Whatcom News

FERNDALE, Wash. — A Wind Chill Advisory was issued this afternoon by the National Weather Service that will be in effect until 11am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 14th. It warns to expect very cold wind chills between 5°F above zero and 10°F below zero overnight and into the morning hours.

Also this afternoon, Ferndale School District and Lummi Nation Schools announced classes will begin 2 hours late again tomorrow due to the weather conditions.

Ferndale School buses will be running on snow routes according to the district’s announcement. All before-school district activities are canceled and evening activities will proceed as planned unless cancelled by organizers. Both morning and afternoon sessions of preschool are canceled and there is no developmental preschool (AM or PM) on early release, half days, or delayed start days.

Lummi Communications announced the following would also be operating on a 2-hour delay tomorrow:

  • LIBC
  • Lummi Clinic
  • Behavioral Health
  • CARE
  • Suboxone – will open at 10am
  • Lummi Daycare
  • Headstart and ECEAP – will not have bus service but parents will be able to drop their children off and will operate with modified class hours.

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