Below are the guidelines used by Danbury Local Schools to determine School Delays and Closures. Please remember that these are just guidelines and that weather can change rapidly and can be different depending upon the part of the school district in which you reside. In many cases, a combination of current conditions and future predictions are taken into account when delay/closure decisions are made.


  • Level Three Emergency – as determined by Ottawa County Sheriff.
  • Winter Storm Warning – National Weather Service.
  • Wind Chill Warning – National Weather Service.
  • Various Poor Road Conditions – consultation with transportation supervisor, local road crews and local law enforcement.
  • Sustained Very Cold Temperatures – to be evaluated along with wind chill.
  • Very Dense Fog
  • Poor Road Conditions – consultation with transportation supervisor, local road crews, and local law enforcement.
  • Temporary High Wind Chills – minus 20 or below to be evaluated with air temperature.
  • Temporary Cold Temperatures
  • Fog


Specific details on what constitutes the various Advisories, Watches, and Warnings vary by state and region. The region containing Ottawa County is governed by the National Weather Service office in Cleveland, Ohio. Definitions specific to the Cleveland office are available here:


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