snow day

Kids hoping for a snow day? Don’t get snowed with these 5 wicked weather apps!

As the winter weather season sets in and snow arrives, it’s time for my kids’ favorite game: Will there be school tomorrow? If there is any hope of a snow day, my kids will usually create a chart with the options: School Delay, School Cancelled and School Open (heaven forbid.) Then they get predictions from family and friends and fill in the chart accordingly. As a divorced father of three who shares custody of my three kids, I’m always hoping for the “open” option. A delay or full snow day wreaks havoc on work schedules, usually requiring some scrambling by my ex-wife and me. So, for parents the question is: How do you plan for a Snow Day? Or, in some cases, should I plan for a snow day? Over the years I’ve become increasingly wary of weather forecasts from local n...