Schools stay closed in Waukesha on Tuesday due to continued arctic blast

Published on: 1/6/2014

Students in the Waukesha School District will have another day off.

Superintendent Todd Gray announced early Monday afternoon that because of the arctic blast that has swept over southeastern Wisconsin the district is closing its schools on Tuesday for the second straight day.

Gray and superintendents in Waukesha County made the decision to cancel school on Monday during a Friday afternoon conference call. 

And with temperatures and wind chills expected to be below zero once again for Tuesday, officials made the decision to cancel school once again.

According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday's high temperature is expected to be minus 1 degree and wind chills between minus 30 and 40.

The temperature Monday afternoon in Waukesha is minus 17 with wind chills between minus 35 and 40.  

In governmental news, the city's Parks, Recreation and Forestry Board has canceled its regularly scheduled meeting for tonight due to the cold weather.