Shawnee Mission USD 512, De Soto USD 232 call off school Wednesday
The threat of a winter snowstorm combined with the brutally cold weather have caused Shawnee Mission USD 512 and De Soto USD 232 officials to call off school for Wednesday, Jan. 6.
Officials made the call before 10 p.m. Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Wednesday in the Kansas City metro area.
Wednesday's forecase calls for snow, mainly after 9 a.m. with a high near 23. Wind chill values are expected to be between minus 9 and 1. The chance of precipitation is 90 percent with new snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.