Area schools declared a snow day Monday morning.
National Weather Service reports showed 6.7 inches of snow in Grand Forks Monday morning, and predictions call for about 2 more inches into the afternoon.
Classes are cancelled at Grand Forks Public Schools and East Grand Forks Public Schools. Northland Community and Technical College is closed and UND will open at 1 p.m.
Other businesses and government offices also are closing or altering hours because of the bad weather. The Devils Lake Department of Human Services offices are closed and other DHS offices will open at 10 a.m. Grand Forks city and county offices open at 10 a.m.