Many Piedmont Triad schools dismiss students early over flooding concerns

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Some school districts in the Triad are releasing students early as storms threaten the area.

Guilford County Schools

Due to inclement weather that includes the possibility of flash flooding, GCS schools will close three hours early today.

The middle colleges at GTCC (Greensboro, High Point and Jamestown) and Twilight will not be in session today. All after school activities and athletics are canceled.

Central offices will remain open and operate on a normal schedule.

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will release students two hours early. All afterschool activities are canceled.

Rockingham County Schools

Elementary, SCORE, Academies, RECHS and high school drivers will get out at noon. Middle Schools will get out at 12:45 p.m. High Schools will get out 1 p.m.

All after school activities will be canceled. Child care will close at 6 p.m.

Alamance-Burlington School System

"Due to the forecast from National Weather Service and advice from Alamance County Emergency Management regarding heavy rains, high winds and chances of flooding during late afternoon today, we are announcing early dismissal today for students," Alamance-Burlington School System said in an announcement.

Alamance-Burlington School System elementary schools will dismiss students at 12:30 p.m.

ABSS secondary schools will dismiss students beginning at 1:30 p.m.

All ABSS afterschool activities, including afterschool daycare, are canceled for Thursday.

Randolph County School System

Randolph County School System also announced plans to release students two hours early. All afterschool activities are canceled.

Stokes County Schools

Stokes County Schools is releasing three hours early today.

Davidson County Schools

Davidson County Schools are releasing early. Elementary schools are dismissing at noon. Middle and high schools are dismissing at 12:45 p.m.

Thomasville City Schools

Due to the possibility of severe weather, Thomasville City Schools will dismiss today at noon for TPS and LDES and 12:45 for TMS and THS.

Elkin City Schools

Elementary school is closing at 11:30 a.m. and Middle and High School is closing at noon.

  • A retention pond overflows in a High Point neighborhood, causing mud and dirt to spill into a woman’s house close to the intersection of Scientific Street and High Point Road.
  • Flooding on Old Oak Ridge Road in Greensboro.
  • Reidsville, off of Vance Street Extension going towards Wentworth (Courtesy of Robin Williamson)

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