Several schools issue closings, delays due to chilly temperatures

- Several schools have issued delays or closings Tuesday morning due to chilly temperatures. 

Mitchell County Schools are operating on a three-hour delay and Watauga County Schools are operating on a two-hour delay. 

Avery County Schools had originally issued a three-hour delay but then announced that school would be closed Tuesday. 

Ashe County High School said their district will be operating on a two-hour delay due to water problems at the middle school.

A large portion of the state experienced severe weather on Sunday. Several schools issued delays or closings on Monday after strong storms hit the area. 

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