U.S. Post Office officials said Thursday mail — including delivery of The Herald — likely would be delayed as crews deal with extreme winter weather conditions.

News and sports content from Thursday's Herald can be found in full at www.ottawaherald.com

Snowfall that began Thursday morning in Franklin County quickly accumulated, causing hazardous conditions to develop throughout Ottawa, Wellsville and rural areas of the county.

Forecasts call for snow though the day Thursday, which should mean Thursday mail will be delivered by at least Friday.

Franklin County schools announced Wednesday evening that all classes were canceled Thursday for the Ottawa, Wellsville, West Franklin and Central Heights school districts.