Caption

DeKalb Schools cancels classes, board meeting with freezing rain forecast

DeKalb County School District officials said late Sunday they were canceling classes Monday due to inclement weather, as forecasters expect freezing rain to greet morning commuters.

A wintry mix of freezing rain or other ice could hit early, but the weather is expected to rise to about 41 degrees into the afternoon, according to Channel 2 Action News weather.

The district also canceled its monthly board meeting. That meeting already had been scheduled an hour earlier, to avoid conflicts with the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Atlanta Monday night.

Metro Atlanta school systems began canceling classes early Sunday evening, with the forecast potentially mixing with game traffic. President Donald Trump said he would attend Monday night’s game as well, throwing another wrench into Atlanta’s already treacherous traffic.

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Bryse Wilson latest standout in Braves’ pitching prospects parad
  2. 2 Officer accused of sexually assaulting girl, stalking her at hospital
  3. 3 Cops: Wreck at DeKalb gas station pins woman between car, gas pump

More from AJC