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Bitter Cold Temperatures Force Schools Statewide To Close

Reported: Jan. 28, 2014 8:03 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 28, 2014 8:50 AM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Bethany Simmons, Brandon Stover) - Bitter cold temperatures across the Mountain State Tuesday forced nearly all county schools statewide to close.

Eyewitness News Storm Team Meteorologist Brandon Stover said air temperatures were frigid cold about 5 a.m. with Charleston at 2 degrees, Summersville at 1 and Athens, Ohio, at 8 degrees below zero.

No snow accumulation was forecast locally, but hypothermia and frostbite were concerns throughout the area as temperatures were not expected to climb much.

You can always view the latest school closings and delays on wchstv.com here.

More weather information and the Storm Team forecast is always available on our weather page of the website.



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