With heavy storms in the weather forecast this afternoon, the Franklin Special School District will close early on Thursday, March 30.
Schools will close from 11:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., three hours before dismissal. MAC will stay open at the school sites until 5 p.m. Schools will serve lunch.
All schools will close 3 hours early today due to the severity of the predicted storms. MAC will be open at the school sites until 5 PM.
— Franklin Special SD (@franklinspecial) March 30, 2017
Although the Nashville Weather Service noted that forecasts could change before then, on Wednesday afternoon they were expecting severe weather between 9 a.m. and noon Thursday, and again between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
FSSD also announced that all after school activities have been canceled for Thursday.
Emily West covers the City of Franklin, education and the state legislature for the Franklin Home Page. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter via @emwest22.