TUSCALOOSA CITY SCHOOLS TO CLOSE

Tuscaloosa City Schools will be closed Tuesday as forecasts call for winter weather and regionally extreme cold temperatures Monday night.

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UPDATE: TCS said Monday morning that they would delay class by two hours but, at 5:30, decided to close all day Tuesday as the certainty of hazardous road conditions grows.

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY SCHOOLS TO CLOSE

"Due to winter weather predictions for our area, all Tuscaloosa County School System schools and offices will be closed Tuesday, January 16, 2024. All extracurricular activities are canceled for January 16," TCSS told parents Monday. 

"The most up-to-date forecast for our area includes extremely cold temperatures and the possibility of freezing rain and sleet. Temperatures are not forecasted to rise above freezing Tuesday, which prolongs concerns of icy travel conditions throughout the day. While we want our students in school, safety must be our top priority," they wrote. "Please stay safe and weather aware. We continue to monitor the weather closely and will provide an update on Tuesday, about plans for Wednesday, January 17. Thank you."

SHELTON STATE TO CLOSE

Due to the threat of winter weather predicted for the Tuscaloosa area, Shelton State Community College will be closed Tuesday, January 16, 2024. This closure includes both campuses. All scheduled activities are also canceled.

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA TO SUSPEND NORMAL OPERATIONS

UA has suspended normal operations today, Jan. 16, due to weather. More information can be found on our news center.

STILLMAN COLLEGE TO DELAY

Due to the threat of wintry road conditions, Stillman College will delay regular operations until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16. Students should log into their Canvas courses for syllabus review. Face-to-face and online classes will resume at 1:00 p.m.

CITY OF TUSCALOOSA DELAYS GARBAGE COLLECTION, CLOSES OFFICES

Tuscaloosa, AL - Because of inclement weather and potential icy roads, the City of Tuscaloosa’s garbage, trash & recycling collection will be pushed back an additional day this week.

  • Monday routes will be collected Wednesday, January 17
  • Tuesday routes will be collected Thursday, January 18
  • Wednesday routes will be collected Friday, January 19
  • Thursday routes will be collected Saturday, January 20

On Tuesday, January 16, the Municipal Court, Revenue, Permitting, and Water & Sewer offices will be closed to the public.


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