Topeka Public Schools closed Friday

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TOPEKA,Kan. (WIBW) -- Topeka Public Schools will be closed again on Friday.

District officials explained USD 501 schools will remain closed on February 8th because of the "cold morning temperatures including wind chills."

They note that many students in the district rely on walking or waiting at a bus stop to get to class and say "we do not want to risk students being exposed to cold temperatures."

Temperatures in Topeka are expected to be around 6 degrees around 6 a.m. Monday with a high in the 20's.