Marshall County schools closed Friday

Thursday, January 7, 2010 ~ Updated 2:39 PM

The Marshall County School System has announced schools will be closed Friday, per a statement released at 2:30 p.m.

"After travelling the roads of Marshall County and following discussions with Transportation Supervisor Michael Frey, Marshall County School System's Interim Director of Schools Roy Dukes has cancelled classes for Friday, January 8," the statement said.

About a half-inch of snow has fallen in downtown Lewisburg today. The National Weather Service has placed all of Middle Tennessee under a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 p.m. today, and has a Wind Chill Advisory in effect for Friday night.