Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 27, 2014

TCAPS calls off classes

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools officials canceled Tuesday classes, the seventh such cancellation this school year.

Bone-chilling temperatures -- wind chills could reach minus 25 degrees -- and hazardous driving conditions forecast for Tuesday prompted officials to close schools for a second straight day.

TCAPS administrators made the decision to cancel classes at about 3:30 p.m.

"We don’t like to make a decision this early, but we don’t see any possibility of there being anything different (tomorrow),” said Paul Soma, the district's associate superintendent of finance & operations.

See Tuesday's Record-Eagle for more on the severe weather.

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