JEROME-- The cold snap causing temperatures to plummet throught Idaho is also causing some districts to cancel school and delay buses.

Schools in Jerome, Shoshone, Idaho Falls, Oneida County, Grace, Fort Hall, Blackfoot and others were closed Monday.

In addition, buses throughout the Treasure Valley were reported late.


Temperatures in Shoshone dropped to -20 at 6:45 a.m. Monday.

Temperatures in Jerome were -3 at 6:45 a.m. Jerome superintendent Dale Layne says that district's school buses won't start due to the cold weather.

Temperatures in Boise hovered around -3 during the early morning hours.


The Boise School District sent out a text alert just before 7:30 a.m. with the following information:

Some buses are running late today (Monday, Dec. 9th) due to cold temperatures and road conditions. Please plan on the possibility of delays.

In addition, viewers have called or messaged KTVB onFacebook saying some buses in the Nampa, Meridian, New Plymouth, and Marsing areas were also late.

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