[UPDATED] Bad Weather Leads to Early Release of some Schools

 

Forecasters expect severe thunderstorms to move across the Southeast on Wednesday, bringing a threat of tornadoes and large hail.

 

Some Lowcountry schools announce early dismissals ahead of potentially severe storms Wednesday.

Dorchester School District Four will operate on an Early Dismissal schedule.

Woodland High School will dismiss at 12:00 (noon)Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle School will dismiss at 12:00 (noon)

St. George Middle School will dismiss at 12:15 p.m.Harleyville Elementary School will dismiss at 11:45 a.m.Clay Hill Elementary School will dismiss at 11:30 a.m.Williams Memorial Elementary School will dismiss at 11:30 a.m.

Colleton County School District will be also conducting an early dismissal. 

Elementary schools at 11:30 a.m.Middle school at 11:45 a.m. High school at 12:00 noon

Also, all other after school activities and events have been cancelled for today. 

Officials with Dorchester District Two said they will post on their Facebook page and send out calls when a decision is made.

Dorchester District Two said middle and high schools will follow an early release schedule. Elementary schools are already scheduled for early release today.

Elementary (already scheduled for early dismissal today) 11:00 am

Rollings Middle School of the Arts -11:30 a.m.Middle Schools – 12:00 p.m.

High schools and Givhans-1:00 p.m.

All DD2 after school activities are cancelled. Extended day will remain open until 6 p.m. but parents are encouraged to pick up their student early if possible.

As of 10 a.m., Charleston County School District officials said they had no plans to alter their dismissal times.

Charleston County Schools have cancelled all after school activities including Kaleidoscope and sports activities.

Charleston Southern University Closing at 4 p.m. All evening classes and events are canceled. The Dining Hall and Library will remain open as scheduled for residential students.

The National Weather Service predicts widespread, serious thunderstorms beginning early Wednesday across much of Alabama and Georgia and into the Florida Panhandle and southwestern South Carolina.

 
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