Schools closing early Wednesday due to severe weather threat

Published: Oct. 27, 2021 at 1:47 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Some school districts are releasing students early Wednesday due to the potential for severe weather.

A storm system is forecast to move into the state Wednesday, with the potential to produce damaging winds, hail, and possible tornadoes.

The greatest risk will be near and south of I-20, according to WLBT meteorologists.

Districts and dismissal times are listed below:

  • Lawrence County Schools - 2:15 p.m.
  • Jefferson Davis Co. School District - 2:15; staff dismissed 3 p.m.

We will update the list as more schools make announcements.

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