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School delays, closings for Friday, March 26, 2021

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ATLANTA — Some Georgia school districts are closing or are having a delayed start on Friday morning due to severe weather. 

A Tornado Watch has been issued for north Georgia through 7:00 a.m. today. 

Severe weather brought heavy damage to Coweta County late Thursday night and early Friday morning. In Newnan, large trees fell on homes and on the roads, buildings were damaged and power poles snapped leaving thousands of people in the dark. 

11Alive is monitoring the weather conditions and following updates from districts around the area.

Here's a list of what we know so far:

Coweta County Schools- closed 

Polk School District - closed

Bartow County Schools - closed

Pickens County Schools - closed

Calhoun City Schools - delayed for two hours 

Heard County Schools - closed

Fannin County Schools - closed

Cartersville City Schools - Digital learning day *Flooding and power outages at the high school are the causes of this unexpected change to the school day, the school tweeted. All other schools are open and on a regular schedule including the Ombudsman Center.*

The Heritage School - closed

Floyd County Schools - closed. *All after-school activities are canceled for tomorrow as well.*

For a full list of closings and delays as they become available, click here.

For 11Alive's live weather blog, click here


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