Clayton County Schools officials said they are monitoring weather forecasts and consulting experts as metro Atlanta prepares for possible snowfall Monday night.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch to go into effect late Monday night, with Clayton and several other metro Atlanta counties included.
With snow accumulation up to 2 inches expected, school officials said they hope to announce plans for Tuesday’s school day by 3 p.m. Monday.
“We encourage our parents and guardians, as well as all citizens of Clayton County, to be safe and be aware of any information that is reported on this weather system that may bring icy wintry conditions to our communities,” Superintendent Morcease J. Beasley said Sunday.
Officials said to check the district’s website, mobile app and social media pages for further updates.
Metro Atlanta students missed more than a week of school last year due to weather conditions, including tropical storm damages and winter weather.
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