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Leon Co. Schools to remain open for the rest of the week

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Posted at 12:19 PM, Sep 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-06 12:19:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Leon County Schools says that school operations will go on as normal for the remainder of the week.

LCS schools will be open on Thursday and Friday with no changes to operations as of Wednesday at 12:21 p.m.

The said that leadership was in communication with the Leon County Emergency Operations Center.

Based on that conversation, officials say they believe there is a low probability for severe weather in our area on Friday, leading them to the decision to continue operations as normal.

Due to Governor Rick Scott releasing all state workers from their jobs in order to prepare for Hurricane Irma, LCS says they will accept excused absences on Friday. 

They say that they will continue to monitor the storm and keep residents updated on the status for Monday and Tuesday over the weekend via social media, email and local news outlets.  

Officials ask that parents coordinate with your schools to let them know if your child will not be at school that day.   

You can follow LCS on Facebook and on Twitter. We will also keep you updated of any school changes as Hurricane Irma approaches. 

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