Winter weather school closures and early releases: Feb. 20

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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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