Dorchester District 4 announces early dismissal; DD2, Colleton County cancels after school activities due to threat of severe weather

Dorchester County News

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Schools in Dorchester District 4 will close early on Thursday because of the threat of severe weather.

The district says elementary schools will be released at 11:30 a.m., middle schools will be released at 12:15 p.m. and Woodland High School students will be released at 12:30 p.m.

All after school programs have been canceled.

Meanwhile, the Colleton County School District has canceled all after-school events on Thursday.

Dorchester District 2 will operate on a normal schedule Thursday due to the timing of the storms, however, all after school activities and events have been canceled.

Extended day programs at elementary schools will close at 5:00 p.m.

The highest risk of severe thunderstorms will occur from six o’clock this evening through midnight according to Storm Team 2.

This line of storms could produce tornadoes, damaging winds in excess of 58 mph, and heavy rain.

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