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Bibb Public Schools cancel Monday classes; Houston to open
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The school district cited the National Weather Service's warnings about possible black ice on roads and sub-zero wind-chill readings.

Houston County will have school as scheduled..

Dublin City Schools announced they'll open two hours later, according to a release.

The weather service predicts that temperatures will drop below freezing by Monday morning and stay there until Wednesday afternoon.

Rain is expected Sunday night and moisture on roadways could freeze when temperatures plunge early Monday.

Wind-chill and wind advisories are in effect for Central Georgia.

Here is the full release from the Bibb school district:

After a briefing with the National Weather Service and the Macon-Bibb County Emergency Management Agency, the Bibb County School District has decided to close all schools and the Central Office on Monday, January 6. Faculty and staff are not to report to work on Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting precipitation in the Macon area around midday Monday. Afterward, temperatures are expected to drop drastically and quickly, meaning any precipitation could turn into black ice. Wind chills could potentially cause the temperature to drop as low as -3 degrees later Monday. A decision about Tuesday's plans for school will be made after another briefing on Monday afternoon. Thank you for your patience as we work to determine was is safest and best for our students and staff.

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