Utah State University closing early for blizzard

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 23 2010 11:16 a.m. MST

LOGAN — Utah State University is closing early because of an impending blizzard.

The university announced plans to close at 2 p.m. Tuesday in advance of a winter storm expected to sweep south from Idaho.

The Utah Department of Transportation issued an advisory saying heavy snow and wind could last up to four hours.

University offices are due reopen at 9 a.m. Wednesday, although students have the day off for the Thanksgiving holiday.

In Salt Lake County, the Granite School District canceled district activities after 3 p.m. Tuesday, including sports, plays and a school board meeting.

West Valley City, the state's second-largest city, is closing its offices at 3 p.m. and canceling a council meeting scheduled for Tuesday night.

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