Temperatures will continue to drop Thursday night and the rain is changing to snow for some areas before ending. Flooding continues for vulnerable areas and freezing temps are expected.
Here are delays and cancellations announced for the Pee Dee and Grand Strand areas on Friday:
– Horry County Schools: 2-hour delay for students due to a mix of rain and snow in the morning. Employees are asked to report at their regular time. Schools will be staffed at their regular opening time and will provide accommodations to car-riders who must be dropped off earlier.
– Florence 1 Schools: 2-hour delay. Elementary schools will start at 9:45 a.m.; middle and high schools will start at 10:30 a.m. Employees will report to work two hours later. Breakfast will be served at all schools; however, all activities in the REACH program have been canceled.
– Florence County School District 2: 2-hour delay for students and staff.
– Florence School District 3: 2-hour delay for students Friday due to the potential of hazardous road conditions.
– Florence School District 5 (Johnsonville): 2-hour delay due to the possibility of icing on roads and bridges.
– Chesterfield County Schools: 2-hour delay for students and staff Friday.
– Georgetown County School District – 2-hour delay for students on Friday due to predicted inclement weather conditions. Employees are asked to report to work at their regular time, if conditions permit. Schools will be staffed at their regular opening times and will provide accommodations to car-riders who must be dropped off earlier.
– Marion County School District – 1-hour delay for all staff Friday. Friday was already scheduled to be a professional development day with no school scheduled for students.
– Marlboro County School District – 2-hour delay on Friday. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
– Lee County School District: 2-hour delay on Friday.
– Robeson County public schools: CLOSED FRIDAY (As of 9 p.m. Thursday). All PSRC after-school activities and athletic events have been canceled.
– Scotland County Schools: A workday previously scheduled for teachers and closed for students on Friday. Afterschool activities and parent-teacher conferences canceled.
– Williamsburg County School District: 2-hour delay for buses and students. A 1.5- hour delay for staff. All after–school programs are canceled.
Florence Christian School and Daycare – will open at 9 a.m. Friday
Florence Darlington Technical College – 2-hour delay.
Francis Marion University: 2-hour delay.
– Bladen-Columbus-Robeson Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan: Public meeting canceled.
The National Weather Service posted a graphic on social media showing the chances various cities have of seeing snowfall on Thursday night.
The highest chances were in northern Robeson and Scotland Counties. Lumberton had a 70% chance of seeing snow while Conway, Dillon and Hartsville have a 40-50% chance.
Myrtle Beach was given a 30-40% chance of seeing snow.
Snow Chance Update: The best chances for seeing snow tonight will be in southeast NC, mainly for Pender, Bladen & Robeson counties (60% to 80% chance for a trace of snow). #ncwx #scwx #ilmwx pic.twitter.com/R7wA7WkvwE— NWS Wilmington NC (@NWSWilmingtonNC) February 20, 2020
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