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School districts around Oregon closed again Friday as Portland recovers from snowstorm

Multiple districts have announced they're canceling classes again Friday amid snow-covered and icy roads, including Portland Public Schools.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Several school districts are closing again on Friday as snow and freezing temperatures persist after a record winter storm pummeled the area. Schools closed on Thursday after many released students early on Wednesday when snow began to fall. 

The following districts said they would close Friday:

  • Portland Public Schools
  • Beaverton School District
  • Gresham-Barlow School District
  • Parkrose School District 
  • Centennial School District 
  • Vancouver Public Schools
  • Evergreen School District 
  • Battle Ground School District 
  • Camas School District 
  • Hockinson School District 
  • Ridgefield School District 
  • Washougal School District 
  • Corbett School District 
  • Scappoose School District 
  • St. Helens School District 
  • Lincoln County School District 
  • Estacada School District 
  • Molalla River School District 
  • French International School of Ore.

Find full closure information with more districts here

Portland recorded 10.8 inches of snow Wednesday, the second-largest snow total ever recorded in the city, the National Weather Service reported. The highest total recorded was 14.4 inches on Jan. 21, 1943.

Not everyone across the Portland-Vancouver metro area saw as much snow as Portland. Some areas saw closer to a dusting to a few inches of snow, with Hillsboro seeing seven inches of snow while Salem saw just three, for example.

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