November 29, 2022

Several Schools Closing Early Ahead Of Severe Weather Threat

Morgan Howard

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Several schools are closing ahead of the severe weather threat today. 

According to the National Weather Service, significant severe storms are possible over a large portion of the area this afternoon into early Wednesday morning. Strong tornadoes, some possibly significant and long-tracked, are possible.

WLBT reported a list of the closures and early dismissals happening across the state in preparation for the storms.

  • Canton Public School District – early dismissal at noon, all after-school activities canceled
  • Claiborne County School District – after-school activities canceled
  • Holmes Community College – all campuses close at noon
  • Sharkey Issaquena Academy – early dismissal at noon
  • Madison County School District – MCS Preschool will dismiss at 10 a.m., elementary schools at 11:30 a.m., middle schools at 12:15 p.m., Rosa Scott School at 12:20 p.m., and high schools at 12:30 p.m.
  • Mississippi Achievement School District – early dismissal at noon
  • Natchez-Adams School District – elementary schools dismiss at 11:30, all others dismiss at noon
  • Porter’s Chapel Academy in Vicksburg – closed
  • Simpson County School District – offices close at noon, elementary schools dismiss at 12:15 p.m., and all others dismiss at 12:30 p.m.
  • Simpson Academy – elementary schools dismiss at 12:30 p.m., all others dismiss at 12:50 p.m.
  • Vicksburg Warren School District – schools and offices are closed

We will keep you up to date with the latest.

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