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Cartersville City, Bartow Schools Decide on Closings

Bartow County is under a wind chill warning through 1 p.m. Tuesday, and will feel some of the coldest temperatures in a decade.

Both Cartersville City and Bartow County schools will be closed for students on Tuesday, Jan. 7, the day they were scheduled to return from holiday break.

The weather forecast calls for some of the coldest temperatures in a decade.

Bartow County, along with several others, is under a wind chill warning through 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. It warns of dangerously cold wind chills with widespread wind chill readings of 15 to 20 below zero.

Frost bite and hypothermia are likely if precautions are not taken. 

City schools superintendent Howard Hinesley released this statement on the closing via email:

"Cartersville City Schools will be closing. All employees will be off except 230 and 240 day employees who are asked to report at 9 a.m."

Bartow County Schools released this statement on Facebook:

"Bartow County School System will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Twelve-month employees are to report from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday."

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