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Snow forces 3 East County school districts back online Monday

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Posted at 8:14 PM, Nov 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 00:01:30-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Three East San Diego County school districts are moving back to distance learning because of this weekend's harsh weather.

The San Diego County Office of Education says schools in Julian Union Elementary School District and Warner Unified School District will move to distance learning on Monday. The county made move due to forecasted snow Sunday night and freezing temperatures on Monday.

SDCOE added that Julian Union High School will have a snow day without distance learning with a scheduled makeup day at the end of the school year.

"The safety of students and school staff is of the utmost importance to San Diego County school districts," the county said in its announcement.

The National Weather Service forecasts the Julian and Pine Valley areas will see one to two inches of snow overnight at 4,500 to 5,000 feet, and lows of 23 to 33 degrees. Monday, the high is expected to hover between 46 and 52 degrees before reaching the mid-50s on Tuesday.

The mountain region should hit low- to mid-60s on Saturday, according to NWS.