Many schools in central Michigan are closing for the second day in a row due to a winter storm likely to break snow records.
Almost all schools in Genesee County, including Kettering University and the University of Michigan-Flint, went virtual or closed entirely on Wednesday, Feb. 2 in anticipation of the winter storm.
As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service reported nine inches of snow in Flint, 9.5 inches of snow in Clio and seven inches of snow in Grand Blanc.
Shiawassee County also had at least six inches of snow, NWS meteorologist Steve Freitag told MLive-The Flint Journal.
Genesee County districts that announced their closure on Thursday, February 3 include Fenton, Kearsley, Genesee, Linden, Davison, Atherton, LakeVille (partially in Lapeer County), Westwood Heights, Genesee Intermediate School District, Flushing, Clio, Mt. Morris, Genesee and Michigan School for the Deaf.
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Corunna Public Schools, Perry Public Schools, Dryden Community Schools, Byron Area Schools and Owosso Public Schools in Shiawassee County each announced they would close by 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Other districts closed Thursday are Sandusky and Marlette, both in Sanilac County.
For a full list of closures, visit the ABC12 weather closure website.
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