The potential for severe weather across West Alabama on Tuesday, February 23rd has led to area schools to dismiss early.

The latest forecast calls for the greatest threat window in our area between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m., that is not to say strong storms couldn't approach before this time. We're tracking the storms closely, listen for updates and check back for more.

Here are the school cancellations for Tuesday February 23, 2016:

Birmingham City Schools

  • No after school activities today

Greene County

  • Dismissing at 2 p.m. today

Hale County

  • Dismissing early; special needs transportation departs at 1:30 p.m. and all other transportation departs at 2 p.m.
  • All afternoon/evening activities are canceled.

Pickens County

  • Closing at 1:30 p.m.
  • All afternoon/evening activities are cancelled

Saint Luke United Methodist Church Daycare

  • Closing at 3 p.m. today

Shelton State Community College

  • Closing at 4:30 p.m. today

Sumter County

  • Dismissing at 12:30 p.m. today

Tuscaloosa City and County schools

  • After-school activities canceled

The University of Alabama

  • Suspending operations, including classes, at 6:30 p.m.

We will update this list as any other early dismissals and cancellations come in. Also, be weather safe, stay with for the latest information on the forecast with our Operation Storm Alert updates through the day into the night.