Some southern AZ schools closed due to weather

CREATED Jan. 29, 2013

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Web Producer: Sara Wright, Taylor Higgins

COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN9 TV) - Snow in Cochise County is affecting schools, businesses and roads.

Difficult driving conditions and closures are reported Tuesday morning on some Arizona highways due to winter weather.

In southeastern Arizona, the Cochise County Sheriff's Office said Highway 80 between Bisbee and Douglas was closed Tuesday morning due to snow.

Due to the bad weather, Cochise County delayed opening some administrative and court facilities in Bisbee until 10 a.m. Plus, the following schools are affected by the wintery weather.

  •     Douglas Public Schools: CLOSED
  •     Bisbee Public Schools: CLOSED
  •     Double Adode Elementary School: 10:30 a.m. start time


In northern Arizona, the Flagstaff Unified School District delayed opening schools until 10 a.m. due to icy roads.

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