Weather announcements for the Faribault-Owatonna area

Monday, January 22, 2018


Schools Closed:

Dakota County Technical
Eden Prairie Schools evening activities canceled
Gustavus Adolphus College
Minnesota State University Mankato
MN State College SE in Red Wing and Winona
Riverland Community College
Shakopee Public Schools No afternoon or evening activities
South Central College Faribault and No. Mankato
St. Mary's University Minneapolis Rochester Winona


2-Hour Late Starts



Closings and Event Cancellations:
2018 Living Treasure Award ceremony honoring Judy Code in Northfield Rescheduled for Feb. 5th
All Saints Church Lakeville-Closed Monday evening activities canceled.
Church of the Risen Savior Burnsville-Closed and evening classes canceled.
Church of St. Michael-Farmington-evening activities Cancelled
Crown Cork and Seal of Owatonna is closed and will NOT have a second or third shift today due to the weather.  We will resume operation at 6:00 am Tuesday morning.
Crown Cork and Seal of Faribault is closed and no 2nd or 3rd shift today. Ist shift will start at 7 am Tuesday.
Divine Mercy Catholic School - 6:15 pm Kitchen Training has been canceled
Faribault Eagles Club is closed and the evening meeting canceled.
Faribault Gymnastics classes canceled
Faribault Heritage Preservation Commission Meeting Canceled
Faribault Planning Commission 2018 Annual Dinner Canceled
Hiawatha Land Transit Routes stopped at noon. The dial a ride in Faribault will continue until 6 pm.
Owatonna Public Library closing at 5 PM
SMART Transit in Owatonna and Waseca will not be traveling out of town for the remainder of the day due to inclement weather. This includes Medford and Blooming Prairie transportation.
All other services will operate as planned but we'll continue to closely monitor the weather throughout the day.
U of M Scott County Extension Office Evening Activities are canceled
Wenger Corporation of Owatonna no 2nd shift tonight
Zumbrota VFW Bar is open but no bar Bingo Monday night.




Snow Emergency Declarations:
City of Faribault no parking on city streets 1-8am on Tuesday or until streets are completely cleared.


Other announcements:
Rice County Highway Department has suspended plowing operations until conditions improve due to white out conditions on the roads.

No Un-necessary travel advised in Rice County and a good portion of southwestern Minnesota. Check the latest on roads by dialing 511 or got to Sheriff Dunn also advises that there is limited county staffing today. If you need county services call ahead to make sure someone can assist you.