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Inclement Weather-INFORMATION
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Monday, December 04, 2017
Inclement Weather
Inclement Weather

The Buchanan County Public School System will have seven conditions of operation, which are as follows:

1.  Schools Open-Regular Schedule:  8:15 am classes begin.  All buses will operate on a regular schedule; TV, radio stations and OneCall list will not be notified.

2.  Schools Open-One Hour Delay:  9:15 am classes begin.  TV, radio stations and OneCall list will be notified.

3.  Schools Open-Two Hour Delay:  10:15 am classes begin.  TV, radio stations and OneCall list will be notified.

4.  Schools Open-Three Hour Delay:  11:15 am classes begin.  TV, radio stations and OneCall list will be notified.

5.  Snow Route Schedule:  Buses will run on the described Snow Route Schedule (posted on the homepage of this site).  TV, radio stations and One Call list will be notified.

6.  Schools Closed:  No Buchanan County Public Schools or buses will operate due to unsafe road conditions or other emergencies. 

7.  Early Dismissal:  After students arrive at school, conditions may arise or conditions may be forecast that make it necessary to send students home before the end of the regular school day.  Please keep all contact numbers current with the school in the even school has to be dismissed early and a OneCall Now announcement is made.

If condition 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 exists, every effort will be made to notify the media prior to 6:00 am.  Should it be necessary to go from a Delay Schedule to Closed due to rapidly deteriorating road conditions, media will be advised as follows or as soon as possible:

1.  1, 2 or 3 Hour Delay or Snow Routes:  Effort will be made to make call by or before 6 am.

2.  Closed:  Effort will be made to make call by or before 6 am on regular schedule, by 7 am on a 1 hour delay, by 8 am on a 2 hour delay or by 9 am on a 3 hour delay.

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