Knox County Schools will be closed on Tuesday.
Central office staff, maintenance, custodial, and security personnel should
"There is predicted to be record cold tomorrow morning, dangerously cold. We might have temperatures of one or two degrees. You really worry about having kids out on the streets and waiting for buses and things of that nature," said Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre. "Ultimately for us this is about student safety and making sure that we are making the best decision for our kids. We are always going to air on the side of caution in terms of the safety of our children."
There are a number of other school and other closings and delays. You can see those here.