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List of closings due to winter weather in Northwest Arkansas and River Valley

With winter weather expected overnight, 5NEWS will compile a list of closings due to weather.

ARKANSAS, USA — With winter weather in the forecast across Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley, closings are expected. 5NEWS will compile a list of these closings as they are reported.

The main window for a rain and snow mix transitioning to mostly snow is from 4 p.m to 10 p.m. tonight. At around 4 p.m., it will start as rain across the River Valley, but as temperatures drop that precipitation will start to transition into a wintry mix and then finally snowflakes later on in the evening.

To track incoming snow, tap here for our interactive radar.

There will likely be a few bursts of heavier snow that could create some slushy spots, especially on elevated surfaces. This is why winter weather advisories have been issued.


All Fayetteville Public Schools athletic events on Monday, Nov. 14 will be postponed due to the weather forecast, the district announced.

Fort Smith Public Schools announced it will be postponing and rescheduling all athletic events Monday night including all away and home events.

Greenland Schools will be closed on Nov. 15. This will be a snow day as they are also experiencing a power outage.

Hunstville Public Schools will pivot to virtual instruction on Nov. 15.  

West Fork Public Schools are closed for its first snow day, Nov. 15, due to hazardous road conditions and uncertain access to district technology resources due to an unexpected power failure.

For a full updated list of closings in our area click here.

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