Photo Gallery: Wind, rain cause damage in Chattahoochee Valley
With severe weather predicted for the wee hours of Friday morning in the Columbus area — including possibly damaging wind, tornadoes and hail — local school districts have altered their schedules:
Muscogee County: Delayed opening. Students and employees should report to their assigned location 2 hours after the regularly scheduled time. System-wide tests scheduled for Friday are postponed until Monday. Field trips scheduled for Friday are canceled. After-school sports and other extracurricular activities will continue as scheduled. Breakfast won’t be served. Lunch will proceed with a delayed schedule. Ending times for schools and other MCSD sites will be as regularly scheduled.
Harris County: After announcing Thursday that schools would open 2 hours later than normal, the Harris County School District announced at 8:28 a.m. Friday that schools are closed Friday “due to widespread flash flooding and road closures across the county.”
Chattahoochee County: Delayed opening. Classes and morning bus routes will begin 2 hours later than normal.
Phenix City: Schools already scheduled to be closed for Good Friday.
Russell County: Schools already scheduled to be closed for Good Friday.
Lee County: Schools already scheduled to be closed for Good Friday.
Brookstone: Delayed opening. Students should arrive at 10 a.m.
St. Anne-Pacelli: Already scheduled to be closed for Good Friday.