The City of Douglas will be closing at 3:30 pm, due to severe winter weather. The agency also says that they anticipate a late opening on Tuesday.
The closure is just another in a series, after severe snow and wind paralyzed areas of the Rocky Mountains.
Douglas resides in Converse County. Converse County Schools were in session earlier Monday, however buses to many outlying and rural areas were non-operational.
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As the day progressed, however, Converse County School District announced that schools would be taking “early outs” to ensure students could arrive home safely.
County officials teamed with the school district to aid in travel for the district buses.