Closures & Delays January 8, 2024

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Published: 01/07/2024
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Closures & Delays January 8, 2024

Closures & Delays Posted as Reported...

Per CDOT HWY 50 is closed between La Junta and Kansas Border for safety concerns...

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In order to ensure everyone's safe travel before dusk, please note that all Otero County offices will be closing at 3 pm today. 

Due to expected inclement weather, Prowers County offices will operate on a delayed start tomorrow morning, Monday January 8th, 2024. County offices will open at 12:00 pm.

Due to high winds and expected snowfall, school has been cancelled in Lamar for Monday, January 8, 2024. Stay safe!

Due to the expected storm moving in, Granada School and all games scheduled for the day are cancelled for Monday, January 8, 2024. Please stay warm and safe, Bobcats!

Due to the forecasted weather, Pritchett School will have a snow day on Monday, January 8th. The JH Basketball games will be postponed. Stay safe and stay warm!

Vilas School Distinct - No school Monday January 8th due to weather. Stay safe and warm. If applicable, students are expected to join college classes from home. The JH BB game is also cancelled for Monday.

LamarRe2: Due to high winds and expected snowfall, school has been cancelled for Monday, January 8 2024. Stay safe!

Southeastern Developmental Services - Due to high winds and expected snowfall, our offices will be closed Monday, January 8 2024. Please use our on-call number for any emergencies - (719)688-0705. Stay safe and warm!

Attention McClave Cardinals: Due to expected inclement weather there will be NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Monday, January 8th. HSJV Boys Basketball vs. La Junta will be rescheduled.

Due to the weather forecast of high winds and blizzard conditions J&N Shoes /Mr.D's will be closed tomorrow, Jan 8th.

Due to the incoming weather Walsh Schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 8th   The Jr. High basketball game scheduled for tomorrow will be rescheduled.  Stay warm and stay safe.

Las Animas JumpStart Early Learning Center Daycare & Preschool will be CLOSED tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 8 due to the forecast of inclement weather.

Las Animas School District did not have a scheduled school day for 1/8/24….it is a staff workday and students return on Tuesday, thanks.

LASD Staff:  There will be a delay start time of 10:00 am for the staff workday tomorrow, Monday, Jan 8. You will be notified by your building principal if there are any updates in the morning.

Campo School District will be closed Monday, January 8, 2024 Due to Forecasted Blizzard Conditions.

KIM SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED Monday 1/8 Remote learning day, due to weather! Students & parents watch for information from teachers! Junior High basketball against Springfield has been postponed.

Eads School RE 1 will be closed tomorrow. Kiowa County courthouse and other county offices will be in a 2 hour delay pending any weather changes.

Due to the expected inclement weather, SECED will open for business at 12:00 noon, tomorrow, January 8th. Please check back here or call 719-336-3850 to ensure that we are open before coming to see us.  Stay safe and warm!

Rocky Ford School District is canceling school for today, Jan. 8. There is no heat in the building at Jefferson School due to a boiler issue. With the addition of today's severe weather, all three schools in Rocky Ford will be closed today.

There is a 2-hour delay for all Otero College CDS staff. Please use caution while driving to work.

For Monday, January 8, 2024 - Fowler Schools are OPEN today. Pay attention to changing road conditions, contact the office if you will be absent or late, allow extra time, and travel safely!


Per CDOT at 6:30, Highway 160 closed from Trinidad to Springfield, Highway 109 closed Kim to La Junta, Highway 287 closed Lamar and South to State line. Please stay home, stay safe!  Do not try to go around road closure signs, these decisions to close roads are for your safety. If you have an emergency, call 911.

Bent County Public Health will be Closed Today, Due to Weather Conditions. 

All Bent County offices will be closed today Due to Weather conditions. 

Town of Springfield Town Hall will be closed today! Stay home, stay warm, and stay safe!

Lamar Public Library is closed today. If you have a library card and access to Libby, you can download an e-book and stay cozy today!

Lamar Community Building closed at 8:00 am.

Attention Boone EHS families: Due to weather conditions, there will be no school for children today, January 8.

Please be advised that on Monday, January 8, 2024 Burlington, Lamar, and La Junta Outpatient VA Clinic locations will be closed due to Extreme Winter Weather Conditions.

The City of Lamar has sent most non-essential employees home for the day, as a blizzard warning is in effect until 5:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. There will be no Lamar Redevelopment Authority meeting or Lamar City Council work session or regular meetings this evening. The Lamar Community Building and Public Library are closed today, and the landfill is not open.

Swink Schools Canceled today Due to Power Outage - Students Release at 10:45.

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