As Hurricane Michael continues to travel inland, several school districts in the Carolinas have made the decision to cancel classes tomorrow.
The storm struck the Florida panhandle this afternoon, and with a strong storm surge and 155 mile per hour winds, it left a trail of destruction behind.
According to CNN, Hurricane Michael is now a Category 3 storm, with winds dropping to 125 miles per hour.
JUST IN: Hurricane Michael is now a Category 3 storm with winds of 125 mph, according to the latest weather advisory. Its center is now moving into SE Alabama and SW Georgia. https://t.co/0Kuj2eBK5Q Track the storm: https://t.co/iWfsqFTA8e Follow updates: https://t.co/9CM35NMQD4 https://t.co/05CxZd9bwW
The storm is expected to arrive in the Carolinas tomorrow morning, and as a result, several school districts have decided to close due.
We should expect the worst part of the storm to hit between 6 to 9 a.m.
@SUdelson: Between 6-9am Thursday the heaviest bands from #Michael will push through our area. @wsoctv @WSOCWeather
Currently, Union County, York District 1, Rock Hill, Richmond, Anson, Chesterfield, and Lancaster, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools have canceled classes for Thursday, October 11.
UPDATE: Schools in Anson, Chesterfield, Richmond, Lancaster, Union Counties, York School District 1 and Rock Hill will be closed Thursday as Hurricane Michael continues making its way inland. " https://t.co/4ayKiz1To9
CMS had initially hesitated to cancel classes, but the decision to close school was just announced.
BREAKING: #CMS schools are CLOSED Thursday for all students/ staff #HurricaneMichael https://t.co/pZ1FIOzNHU
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