METRO ATLANTA — Multiple metro Atlanta school districts have announced they are either canceling classes, dismissing early or moving to virtual learning on Friday ahead of storms.
Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan damaging wind gusts are the main threat, but storms could also produce hail and brief, spin-up tornadoes. Metro counties south of Interstate 20 are at a greater risk for storms.
Here is a list of the school districts and colleges in the Channel 2 Action News viewing area that updated their schedules for Friday. This list will be updated as the districts announce their plans.
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- Clayton County Schools
- Coweta County Schools
- Greene County Schools
- Griffin-Spalding Schools
- Henry County Schools
- Pike County Schools
- Troup County Schools
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- Georgia Piedmont Technical College (all locations) closing at Noon
- Jasper County Schools – early dismissal two hours early
- Newton County- early dismissal for elementary students at 11:15 a.m., high school students at 12:15 p.m. and middle school students at 1:15 p.m.
- Thomaston-Upson Schools- early dismissal for pre-K and elementary students at 11:45 a.m., middle and high school students at 12:15 p.m.
- Fayette County; all 240 employees report
- Meriwether County
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AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITES CANCELED
- Butts County Schools
- Decatur City Schools
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