Statement from Atlanta Public Schools:
Due to inclement weather conditions, and for the safety of our students and employees, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) and administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, January 29, 2014. All scheduled APS events, including extra-curricular activities, will be rescheduled. Please continue to check the district’s website, social media channels, and local media outlets for updates.
UPDATE: 12:15 p.m.
Due to pending inclement weather, Atlanta Public Schools has adjusted its dismissal schedule for Tuesday, January 28.
The adjusted schedule is as follows:
Middle Schools 1:30 p.m. (Adjusted dismissal)
Elementary School 2:30 p.m. (Regular dismissal)
High School 3:30 p.m. (Regular dismissal)
All after-school and evening activities, including community meetings, are cancelled.
As a winter storm bears down on the metro Atlanta area, Atlanta Public Schools officials aren’t taking any chances Tuesday afternoon.
Posted from its Twitter account, APS has canceled all Tuesday after-school activities, athletic events and community meetings.
Check back with Patch as we follow the forecasts for this immediate area and how it affects schools, businesses and road conditions.
The National Weather Service forecast says to expect snow in metro Atlanta after 11 a.m., with 1-2 inches possible. Snow is likely tonight before 1 a.m., but with less than an inch of accumulation. By Saturday when the high is 60, there won't even be a trace of today's storm.