A number of area schools are delaying start times due to heavy rain and a flash flood watch early Tuesday morning.
As severe weather moves toward Alabama, several school districts are closing early.
Three people in Alabama died after severe storms hit the area on Saturday.
Forecasters in central Alabama say the storm system threatens to spin off tornadoes. Officials say residents should have multiple ways to receive weather warnings and should not depend solely on outdoor warning sirens.
Some Alabama schools will delay school Wednesday because of wintery conditions.
A list of Alabama schools that have announced after-school closures or early dismissals because of possible severe weather Thursday, April 18.
UPDATED 1:30 p.m.: A number school systems will dismiss early Thursday because of the threat of severe weather.
Many schools systems around Alabama will be closed Tuesday, January 29th due to expected snow.
A tornado Saturday caused significant damage to parts of Wetumpka. Numerous reports show the tornado damaged homes, took down trees, and destroyed a church.