LIST: School closures in Florida ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole

LIST: School closures in Florida ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole

Tropical Storm Nicole is expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall along Florida’s east coast this week, according to the National Hurricane Center. Several parts of central Florida, including those along the coast, are subject to power surge watches and warnings, tropical storm watches and warnings, or hurricane watches and warnings.

Authorities are warning that Tropical Storm Nicole is a dangerous storm and will bring large and damaging waves along the coast, including heavy rain and flash flooding, in addition to high winds.

Tracking Tropical Storm Nicole

Before the storm, some schools change their schedules or close. We’ll continue to update as more information hits the FOX 35 Newsroom.

Brevard County Schools

Schools in Brevard County announced Tuesday that they will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 9 and 10, due to Tropical Storm Nicole. All activities, events and programs are cancelled. The district is closed on Friday, November 11 due to Veterans Day.

Flagler County Schools

Flagler County schools will release students early Wednesday, Nov. 9, ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole, and will remain closed Thursday, Nov. 10. The school will also be closed on Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

College students will be released at noon. Secondary students will be released at 1:00 p.m. Elementary students will be released at 2:00 p.m.

Lake County Schools

Lake County schools will hold classes on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 10 and 11, due to Tropical Storm Nicole and Veterans Day. While school will be in session on Wednesday, all extracurricular activities are canceled, the district said in a statement.

Marion County Public Schools

Public schools in Marion County will be closed on Thursday, November 10.

Osceola County Schools

Schools in Osceola County announced Tuesday that they will end classes one hour earlier on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and will remain closed Thursday, Nov. 10. Due to Veterans Day, the school is already closed on Friday November 11th.

The district said classes would resume on Monday, Nov. 14.

Seminole County Schools

Seminole County schools announced Tuesday at a press conference that they will be closed Wednesday, Thursday, due to Tropical Storm Nicole. The neighborhood is closed on Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

Sumter County Schools

Sumter County schools will close Thursday, November 10, 2022 due to Tropical Storm Nicole and will remain closed Friday, November 11, 2022 due to Veterans Day.

Volusia County Schools

Schools in Volusia County will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, November 9 and 10, 2022, ahead of Tropical Storm Nichole. All school activities are cancelled. The school will also be closed on Friday November 11 for Veterans Day.

University of Central Florida

UCF has announced that it will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, and that all classes and activities are suspended. UCF Housing will remain open throughout the storm. The dining room will remain open until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9.

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