Forecasts predict widespread severe storms across most of Alabama Thursday. Threats include violent, long-track tornadoes and damaging winds in excess of 80 miles an hour.

The following school closings and/or cancellations have been announced for Thursday, March 25.


  • Tuscaloosa County Schools: remote learning only
  • Tuscaloosa City Schools: remote asynchronous learning Thursday; in-person classes Friday (more information on this change can be found HERE)
  • Birmingham City Schools: remote learning only
  • Hale County Schools: remote learning only
  • Shelton State Community College: CLOSED
  • University of Alabama: CLOSED from 12 p.m. Thursday Until 5 a.m. Friday


  • Children's Hands-On Museum: Closing at 11:30
  • Tuscaloosa County Courthouse, Annex, and Tag Offices: Closing at Noon
  • Tuscaloosa Public Library: all branches closing at 11 am

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