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Philipsburg-Osceola school district to close Tuesday

adrey@centredaily.com

In anticipation of heavy snow Tuesday, the Philipsburg-Osceola School District has canceled school and extracurricular activities.

State College, Bellefonte, Bald Eagle and Penns Valley area school districts have not announced delays or cancellations as of 2:30 p.m. Monday.

The National Weather Service forecast has estimated 9 to 15 inches of snowfall in Centre County through Tuesday. There is a 24 percent chance that 18 or more inches of snow falls through Wednesday, according to NWS.

The PIAA has postponed all second-round basketball playoff games on both Tuesday and Wednesday, with all games tentatively set for Thursday. The changes include the State College boys' Class 6A game against Butler, set for University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. A new schedule has not yet been announced.

The PIAA also has shifted the state swimming championships at Bucknell, which were set for Wednesday through Saturday, with all athletes to check in Tuesday. The meet will now begin Thursday for swimming, with diving to be delayed until Saturday and Sunday. A specific schedule has not yet been posted.

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