The Omaha Public Schools will make a decision by 8 p.m. tonight on whether to cancel school for Thursday, said David Patton, district spokesman.
The winter storm blowing into the metro area isn't expected to hit until Thursday morning, but forecasters say the worst of it is likely to hit between noon and about 4 p.m.
Any decision about Friday classes will be made by 5 a.m. Friday.
Millard Superintendent Keith Lutz continues to monitor the situation. He plans check the latest forecast at 5 p.m today., then again at 8 p.m. If the district is unable to make a decision on classes by then, he said, he will check again at 5 a.m.
Mary Kay Roth, spokeswoman for Lincoln Public Schools, said it is still unclear when her district will make a decision.
Lincoln school officials plan to look at the latest forecast at about 9 p.m., and if there is clarity, make a decision then, she said. Otherwise, they will take another look at the forecast at 4 a.m. If the district holds classes, they will not dismiss early, she said.
Bellevue school officials said they would either make a decision at 8 tonight or wait until 5 a.m. Thursday.
Officials from Elkhorn were uncertain when their district would make a decision.