Mt. Vernon Register-News

January 6, 2014

Residents face bitter cold, ice and snow


MT. VERNON — — An arctic blast hit the region Sunday night and early Monday morning, prompting closings of schools, businesses and some government offices.

First responders are urging residents to stay indoors and off the streets and roads. Electric providers are working to keep power going to rural residents. The Register-News will post online any upcoming cancellations as we receive them. Check in throughout the day for additional stories on the winter storm.