Schools across West Alabama, including Tuscaloosa County Schools and Tuscaloosa City Schools, will stay closed on Friday as the threat of severe weather looms.

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Of most impact to our readers, Tuscaloosa County Schools will be closed. 

"Due to severe weather predictions for our area, the Tuscaloosa County School System will have an E-Learning Day on Friday, January 12, 2024. Students, faculty, and staff should not report to schools and offices on this day, and all before and after-school activities are canceled."

Tuscaloosa City Schools will also have a virtual learning day.

"Out of an abundance of caution, The Tuscaloosa City Schools will be closed TOMORROW, Friday, Jan. 12 due to a threat of severe weather, including high winds and possible tornadoes. This cancellation includes all after-school activities. Students will stay home but will have a "virtual" school day.

While there will be schoolwork assigned as part of the virtual day, it will not due on Friday. The schools will communicate the timeline by which the work needs to be completed. Please stay safe and weather-aware."

Bibb County Schools will close.

Fayette County Schools will close.

Greene County Schools will go virtual.

Hale County Schools will also have a virtual learning day.

Lamar County Schools will close.

Pickens County Schools are going remote.

The Walker County School System will also close all day Friday.

For more updates as other systems make their decisions, stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread.

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