Several area schools delaying start Wednesday due to inclement weather

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Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 8:46 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 6:07 AM EST
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Several area schools have delayed the start of school on Wednesday, Jan. 25 due to inclement weather.

Griffin-Spalding County Schools will delay the start of school by three hours Wednesday due to high winds and rain. The delay comes from “an abundance of caution.”

High schools will begin at 10:40 a.m., middle schools will begin at 11:30 a.m., and elementary schools will begin at 11 a.m. The school district says no students should be at their bus stops before 9 a.m.

Central office staff, maintenance staff, school principals, and morning custodians should report to work at 8:30 a.m. All other employees should report at 9:30 a.m.

High winds and rain are in the forecast for our area tomorrow morning. Due to the recency of severe weather and the...

Posted by The Griffin-Spalding County School System, Griffin GA on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

The area is still recovering from the severe weather north Georgia experienced on Jan. 12. Multiple tornadoes touched down in the county.

⚠️Weather Alert- The incoming storm system is likely to increase the risk for showers and thunderstorms that could...

Posted by City of Griffin, GA - Government on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Henry County Schools will delay opening by two hours. Elementary schools will start at 9:35 a.m., middle schools will start at 11 a.m., and high schools will start at 10:15 a.m. Bus routes will also adjust to reflect the two-hour delay.

Meriwether County Schools will delay opening until 10 a.m. All buses will run two hours behind to match the schedule.

“Due to the threat of inclement weather from the approaching storm front, all Meriwether County Schools will delay...

Posted by Meriwether County School System on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Pickens County Schools will be opening with a two-hour delay. Schools officials say road conditions must be assessed once the sun rises.

WEDNESDAY, January 25, 2023 - Due to several trees down across roadways around the county, PCSD will operate on a TWO...

Posted by Pickens County Board of Education :: Jasper, GA on Wednesday, January 25, 2023