Round two of this late February storm will deliver more heavy snow across southeast Minnesota. The National Weather Service says 3-7 inches of snow is possible on Wednesday and another 3-7 inches is possible Wednesday night into Thursday.

Travel will be difficult and dangerous. Keep up to date with real-time road conditions on our free app. Several schools in our area have already made the decision to cancel classes on Thursday. See the latest info below.

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Here are the school closings, delays, and other weather-related cancellations and announcements across the Rochester and Southern Minnesota area for Thursday February 23rd, 2023:

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Albert Lea Area Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Austin Public Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Blooming Prairie Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Byron Public Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Caledonia Schools - Closed Thursday

Dover Eyota Schools - Closed Thursday

Goodhue Public Schools - Closed Thursday (Gold Plan)

Howard Winneshiek Schools - Closed Thursday

Kenyon-Wanamingo Schools - Closed Thursday

Lake City Schools - Closed (Flex Learning Day)

Minnesota State College Red Wing/Winona - Closed Thursday

NAMI SE Minnesota - Closed Thursday

Owatonna Public Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Possibilities - Closed Thursday

Plainview Elgin Millville Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Pine Island Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Riverland Community College - Closed Thursday

Rochester Public Schools - Closed Thursday

Rochester Beacon Academy - Closed Thursday

Rochester Meals on Wheels - Canceled for Thursday

Spring Grove Schools - Closed Thursday

St. John's Lutheran Wykoff - Closed Thursday (Virtual Learning Day)

Stewartville Schools - Closed Thursday (Flex Learning Day)

Triton Public Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Wabasha-Kellogg Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Zumbrota-Mazeppa Public Schools - Closed Thursday (E-Learning Day)

Below is the information about what Olmsted Medical Center clinics will be open/closed or have a delayed opening for February 22 and February 23.   

CLOSING EARLY on February 22:

The following Branch Clinic will be closing at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, February 22.

  • Preston Clinic

 CLOSING EARLY on February 22:

The following Branch Clinics will be closing at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, February 22.

  • Byron Clinic
  • Cannon Falls Clinic
  • Chatfield Clinic
  • Lake City Clinic
  • Pine Island Clinic
  • Plainview Clinic
  • Spring Valley Clinic
  • St. Charles Clinic
  • Stewartville Clinic

 The Pine Island Pharmacy inside the Pine Island Clinic will close at 3:00 PM.

 In Rochester, FastCare North, FastCare South, Acute Care at the Northwest Clinic, and the Miracle Mile Clinic will close at 5:00 PM.

 OPENING LATE on February 23:

The following Branch Clinics will be opening late at 10:00 AM on Thursday, February 23. Note, there will only be limited laboratory services available.

  • Byron Clinic
  • Chatfield Clinic
  • Lake City Clinic
  • Pine Island Clinic
  • Plainview Clinic
  • St. Charles Clinic
  • Stewartville Clinic

 The Pine Island Pharmacy inside the Pine Island Clinic will open at 10:00 AM.

 CLOSED on February 23:

  • Cannon Falls Clinic
  • Spring Valley Clinic
  • Preston Clinic

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