MASON CITY — Some schools have decided to let out early or cancel classes on Wednesday due to the extreme heat:
== Newman Catholic Schools in Mason City will be canceling classes on Wednesday and Thursday, with the first day of school being on Friday due to the heat.
== Garner-Hayfield-Ventura has decided to cancel classes on Wednesday and Thursday and will start the school year on Friday.
== Osage Community Schools will dismiss early on Wednesday and Thursday, with Lincoln Elementary dismissing at 12:10 and the middle school and high school dismissing at 12:25
== Charles City Community Schools will dismiss three hours early on Wednesday and Thursday due to the heat, with lunch being served