Schools in Franklin County were to be closed again Friday because of heavy snowfall and other wintry weather hitting the region Thursday.

School officials from Ottawa, Wellsville, West Franklin and Central Heights announced mid-day Thursday that schools in their districts would be closed Friday because of the large snowstorm that hit Franklin County throughout the day Thursday, dropping snow and causing hazardous travel conditions.

Schools also were closed Thursday.

Emergency management officials from the city and county level up to the state government level issued travel warnings throughout the day Thursday, noting unsafe conditions and many blocked roadways.