RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Some central North Carolina school systems are closed or closing early Thursday in preparation for winter weather expected in the area.
A winter weather advisory was issued for 10 a.m. Thursday until 7 a.m. Friday. It was issued for the potential of 1 to 3 inches of snow and the hazards it could bring for roadways.
Rain continued to move out on Wednesday. Thursday’s forecast calls for a mix of rain and snow before changing over to all snow. Temperatures are forecasted to drop into the 30s by early Thursday morning.
School systems releasing early:
- Cumberland County Schools – Two hours early
- Franklin County Schools — Three hours early
- Granville County Schools — Three hours early
- Harnett County Schools closed Thursday
- Johnston County Public Schools – Three hours early
- Halifax County Schools – Dismissing at noon
- Hoke County Schools – Elementary schools dismiss at 12:30 p.m., middle and high schools release at 1:30 p.m.
- Moore County Schools – One hour early
- Nash-Rocky Mount Schools – Three hours early
- Wake County Public Schools – Three hours early
- Wake Technical Community College – Closing at 1 p.m.
School systems closing:
- Crosscreek Charter School
- Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
- Chatham Charter School
- Chatham County Schools
- Durham Public Schools
- Harnett County Schools
- Lee County Schools
- Orange County Schools
- Person County Schools
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