Schools across the county had students on the prestigious list.
Photo: AJC file
Photo: AJC file

DeKalb Schools monitoring severe weather, damages

School could still be affected either today or Friday as severe thunderstorms rolling through metro Atlanta cause damage that could take time to address.

DeKalb County School District officials said the operations division was monitoring weather throughout the week with the DeKalb Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service as they looked ahead to severe thunderstorms that moving east across the state. Tornado watches currently are in place in northern and eastern Georgia communities.

“The biggest threat, at this point, is the high winds which would lead to power outages,” the district said in a statement. 

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