Several area schools will be dismissing students early as severe weather is expected to move into the area by early afternoon.
Here are some of the early dismissals that have already been announced. The Sun Herald will update this list as more information becomes available.
Bay St. Louis-Waveland schools
- Bay High School: 11:55 a.m.
- Cross Roads Learning Center: 11:55 a.m.
- Bay Middle School: 12 p.m.
- North Bay Elementary: 12:15 p.m.
- Waveland Elementary: 12:35 p.m.
- Boys and Girls Club is also closed today
- All schools dismissing 2 hours early.
Colleges and universities
- Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College: 1 p.m.
- Pearl River Community College: 12 p.m.
- University of Southern Mississippi, both campuses: 12 p.m.
- William Carey University, Tradition campus: 1 p.m.
Hancock County schools
- Elementary schools: 11:30 a.m.
- Hancock Middle School: 12:15 p.m.
- Hancock High School: 12:30 p.m.
- All schools at 1 p.m.
- All schools: 12:30 p.m.
- Elementary schools: 12:30 p.m.
- Middle schools: 1 p.m.
- Gulfport High School: 1:30 p.m.
Jackson County schools
- All schools dismissing 2 hours early
Long Beach schools
- McCaughan Elementary: 11:30 a.m.
- Long Beach Middle School: 12:15 p.m.
- Long Beach High School: 12:15 p.m.
- Reeves and Quarles elementaries: 12:45 p.m.
- All schools: 12 p.m.
Ocean Springs schools
- Preschool: 12 p.m.
- Oak Park, Magnolia Park and Pecan Park elementaries: 1:40 p.m.
- Upper Elementary: 1:25 p.m.
- Ocean Springs Middle School: 2:35 p.m.
- Ocean Springs High School: 2:51 p.m.
- Elizabeth Keys Center: 2:18 p.m.
- All schools dismissing 30 minutes early
Pass Christian schools
- Delisle Elementary: 11:45 a.m.
- Pass Christian Elementary: 12 p.m.
- Pass Middle School: 12:15 p.m.
- Pass High School: 12:30 p.m.
- All after-school activities are canceled, Boys and Girls Club is open until 3:30 p.m.
Pearl River County schools
- K-5th grade: 11:45 a.m.
- 6th-12th grade: 12:30 p.m.
- Elementary schools: 12:20 p.m.
- Middle School of Poplarville: 12:45 p.m.
- Poplarville High School: 12:35 p.m.
- Coast Episcopal School: 12 p.m.
- Full Life Christian Academy: 12 p.m.
- Nativity BVM: 1 p.m.
- St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School pre-K: 11:30 a.m.
- St. Vincent de Paul K-6th grade: 12 p.m.