NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — A number of school systems in Eastern North Carolina made the decision to either not have school on Friday or cut classes short due to the threat of bad weather on Friday.
Craven County Schools announced on Thursday that it will switch to remote learning on Friday due to the anticipated bad weather.
Pamlico County Schools also posted that it will have a three-hour early dismissal on Friday due to the tropical system expected to impact Eastern North Carolina on Friday and Saturday.
Carteret County Public Schools will also release students three hours early on Friday.
Pitt County Schools will dismiss three hours early on Friday.
Hyde County Public Schools will also operate remotely on Friday.
The Epiphany School of Global Studies will also have an early release from classes on Friday.
Onslow County Schools was originally going to operate on a normal schedule but no after-school activities will be held. Since then, school system officials have changed their mind and will let out three hours early on Friday.
Other school systems followed with their own announcements later in the day, including Pitt and Onslow counties. Click here to keep up with the latest school and business closings and delays.