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Area schools delayed due to weather

Park Rapids, Nevis schools to open 2 hours late Friday

Schools in Nevis and Park Rapids will once again begin two hours late today, Friday, Jan. 16.

Temperatures in Park Rapids have been at 29 below zero since 1 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks.

Although winds were light at 3 mph, the wind chills were 40 below in Park Rapids by 7 a.m.

Menahga's weather announcement telephone line indicated no delayed openings Friday.

Park Rapids and Nevis were among 200 schools closed throughout Minnesota Thursday due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills.

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