Grant Johnston, NBCDFW.com
Meteorologist Grant Johnston updates the forecast for Tuesday, February 8, 2011.
Many school districts made decisions to cancel or delay classes on Wednesday.
Dallas, Arlington, Denton, Fort Worth, Irving, Garland, HEB, Keller, Plano, Lewisville, Frisco, McKinney and many more school districts decided to close school on Wednesday. A complete list is available here, or at the links below.
More than a dozen schools decided to start school at 10 a.m. or call for a two hour delay on Wednesday.
NBCDFW expected to see more closings or delays throughout the night Tuesday and early Wednesday morning. Many schools decided to close after seeing updated forecasts around 5:00 a.m. Wednesday.
North Texas school children and parents don't have to wait for the crawl during the news to find out if their district is closed. NBCDFW offers email and SMS alerts for school, business and church closings. All you have to do is CLICK HERE to sign up and when your school, business, daycare or church closes, a text message or email will be sent to your mobile device or email inbox.
NBCDFW and NBC 5 offer a free automated system for school, business and church closings and delays that can be accessed online and over the phone for school and business administrators.
NBCDFW will not sign up new clients during an inclement weather event, so please sign up before your school or business needs to use our free closing service.