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Snow in metro Atlanta: Cherokee schools closed Thursday

Cherokee County Schools will be closed Thursday due to inclement weather, according to the district’s Twitter account .

Our news partner, Channel 2 Action News, maintains a rolling list of cancellations, closings and delays. Check the list for updates .

Snow is falling in Cherokee and some of the 49 other counties under a winter storm warning through 10 a.m. Thursday. Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency for disaster preparedness starting at 2 p.m. Forecasters warn that the system could bring accumulations from around 2 inches in metro Atlanta to upwards of 6 inches in the mountain counties. Read more of our weather coverage and updates here .

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