Hays USD 489 schools will close Tuesday due to anticipated -15 to -20 degree wind chills Tuesday morning.
The district released the following statement:
“Due to incredibly low temperatures and wind chills tomorrow, USD 489 will be closing school for Tuesday, January 16th. Exposure to these low temperatures and wind chills for small durations of time can cause frost bite. The safety and health of all of our students and staff is of the utmost importance to USD 489. If you have to be outside tomorrow morning, please dress warmly and be safe. Thank you for your understanding.”