(WKRG) — With Tuesday being a WKRG News 5 Weather Aware day, there is a chance for potential severe weather to sweep through our area of the Gulf Coast. Some schools are preparing now due to the anticipation of severe weather.

The following school closures are broken down by county.


Clarke County

Clarke County Schools will not be in session on Tuesday, April 5. Clarke County may experience 70 mph winds, large hail and tornadoes. There is no information if school will resume on Wednesday at this time. Clarke County Schools will resume normal operations Wednesday, April 6. Some rural roads may be impassable, but drivers will “make every effort to pick up all bus rides and transport them safely to school.”

Thomasville City Schools will go virtual Tuesday due to severe weather. There will be no in-person classes and no extracurricular activities. Laptop computer or paper schoolwork will be available for lower grades.

Conecuh County

Conecuh County Public Schools will close Tuesday in anticipation of severe weather.

Monroe County

Monroe County Public Schools will host a virtual day Tuesday in anticipation of severe weather.

Monroe Academy will be closed Tuesday.

Washington County

Washington County Schools will be closed Tuesday due to possible severe weather.

Baldwin County

Coastal Alabama Community College will cancel day classes Tuesday for possible severe weather. All campuses will be closed, according to a CACC Facebook post. Night classes will continue to meet as scheduled.

Escambia County, Ala.

Escambia County schools will go virtual for possible severe weather.

Mobile County

Bishop State Community College has canceled in-person classes during the day Tuesday. Evening classes and virtual classes will meet as usual.


Santa Rosa County

Santa Rosa Schools are closed Tuesday due to inclement weather. School is expected to resume Wednesday, April 6.

Okaloosa County

Okaloosa County Schools are closed Tuesday due to the inclement weather.