Northwest Arkansas Schools Seeking Snow-Day Solutions

Posted: February 4, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Diego Hernandez, 5, jumps off a homemade ramp Monday as he rides sleds with his family at J.B. Hunt Park in Springdale. Many families were enjoying slightly warmer weather and more than 3 inches of snow in the park.

The latest round of winter weather has forced some school districts into difficult decisions about how to make up time lost to snow days this school year.

At A Glance

The Forecast

Northwest Arkansas is expected to remain cold for the rest of the week, with highs in the low 30s today and the low 20s Wednesday and Thursday. A mix of snow, freezing rain and sleet is expected today, with less than half an inch of snow and sleet accumulation possible. There is a chance of some more snow Thursday.

Source: National Weather Service

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