Southbound lanes of I-65 shut down in Morgan County because of damaged bridge

Schools delay start times due to cold weather

Schools across the Valley are delaying the start of classes due to extreme cold weather.

We will update this list as more school systems notify us of schedule changes.

Closings:

  • Fayetteville, TN City Schools – Closed on Friday, Jan. 5. Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 8
  • Lincoln County, TN Schools – Closed on Friday, Jan. 5. Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 8
  • Lawrence County, TN Schools – Closed on Friday, Jan. 5. Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 8

Delays:

  • Albertville City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Arab City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Boaz City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
    • All 12-month employees report to work at their regularly scheduled time.
  • Colbert County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Cullman County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Decatur City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • DeKalb County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Franklin County, Al Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Guntersville City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Huntsville City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
    • All elementary, middle, P-8, and junior high classes will begin at 10:00 a.m., and doors will open at 9:00 a.m. for student drop-off.
    • All high school classes will begin at 10:30 a.m. and doors will open at 9:30 a.m. for student drop-off.
    • Buses will run on a two-hour delayed schedule. Breakfast will be made available each morning.
    • All elementary, middle and junior high teachers / staff may report to work at 9:00 a.m.
    • All high school teachers / staff may report to work at 9:30 a.m.
  • Jackson City Schools – Three-hour delay on Monday, Jan. 8
  • Jackson County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Lawrence County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Limestone County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Lincoln Academy – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Madison City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Madison County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Marshall County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Morgan County Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
  • Russellville City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
    • Buses will be delayed by two and a half hours
  • Scottsboro City Schools – Two-hour delay on Friday, Jan. 5
    • Buses will be delayed by two hours
  • Valley Fellowship Christian Academy – Classes will start at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 5

Marshall Space Flight Center  Liberal leave policy in effect through Jan. 5 due to the weather-related school delays.

Be sure to read the WHNT News 19 Closings Policy to see if your school qualifies to be added to the list.