Schools issue 2-hour delays for students Friday amid freezing temperatures

Schools issue 2-hour delays for students Friday amid freezing temperatures

ASHE COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Two school districts in the High Country have issued delays for students Friday amid freezing temperatures.

Alleghany County Schools and Ashe County Schools have issued two hour delays for students.

Avery County Schools, Ashe County Schools, Mitchell County Schools and Watauga County Schools were all closed Thursday due to the freezing temperatures and snow.

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Temperatures in the mountain counties were in the 20s Thursday morning, with wind and snow showers. On Thursday, school officials in Watauga County said they were planning to hold Saturday school "weather permitting."

On Friday, school officials tweeted that there won't be class on Saturday due to the weather.

You can find the full list of delays and closures here.

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