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State Offices Close Due To Winter Weather

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After experiencing the beginning of Friday's winter weather, the state of Tennessee made the decision to close affected state offices.

Offices located in the Central Time Zone may close at noon. While, offices located in the Eastern Tim Zone may close at 2 p.m.

The policy regarding inclement weather states:

In instances of extreme inclement weather, the governor or his designee, in consultation with Safety, Transportation and TEMA, may make the decision to close state offices on a county-by-county basis and the closures should be countywide.

All public school systems in Southern Kentucky and Middle Tennessee, along with Tennessee State University, canceled classes Friday.

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