Alabama Schools Announce Closures Ahead Of Possible Severe Weather

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The National Weather Service in Birmingham

The National Weather Service's severe weather graphic for Wednesday, March 17, through Thursday, March 17.

Updated Wednesday, March 17 at 8:40 a.m.

Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency Tuesday afternoon for all of Alabama’s 67 counties ahead of possible severe weather. It goes into effect Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.

The following schools have announced closures or schedule changes:

Alabaster City Schools: early dismissal Wednesday

Albertville City Schools: closed Wednesday

Athens City Schools: online classes Wednesday

Attalla City Schools: closed Wednesday

Bevill State Community College: online classes Wednesday

Bessemer City Schools: closed Wednesday

Bibb County Schools: early dismissal Wednesday

Birmingham City Schools: online classes Wednesday

Blount County Schools: virtual classes Wednesday, two-hour delay Thursday

Boaz City Schools: closed Wednesday

Calhoun County Schools: early dismissal at noon on Wednesday; online classes for Thursday

Cullman City Schools: remote classes Wednesday

Cullman County Schools: virtual classes only

Etowah County Schools: closed Wednesday

Fairfield City Schools: closed Wednesday

Gadsden City Schools: closed Wednesday

Gadsden State Community College: early closure at noon on Wednesday

Holy Family Cristo Rey: early closure at 1 p.m. on Wednesday

Homewood City Schools: dismissal at noon Wednesday

Hoover City Schools: early closures

Huntsville City Schools: closed Wednesday

Jefferson County Schools: online classes Wednesday

Jefferson State Community College: early closure at noon on Wednesday

Limestone County Schools: closed Wednesday

Madison County Schools: closed Wednesday

Midfield City Schools: closed Wednesday

Oxford City Schools: early dismal at 12 p.m. on Wednesday; online classes Thursday

Pelham City Schools: dismiss two hours early on Wednesday

Shelby County Schools: dismiss at 11 a.m. on Wednesday

Shelton State Community College: both campuses closed Wednesday

Trussville City Schools: closed Wednesday

University of Montevallo: close at noon on Wednesday

University of North Alabama: online classes Wednesday

Vestavia Hills City Schools: dismissing 3 hours early on Wednesday

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