With the threat of severe weather on Thursday, February 16th, the Hale County Board of Education will be releasing students earlier than usual.

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With much of Central Alabama under a possible severe weather threat, all Hale County students will be dismissed at 11:30 am on Thursday. The Hale County Board of Education made the announcement via Facebook.


The City of Eutaw announced a closure as well. Eutaw City Hall will be closing tomorrow at noon, according to a Facebook post from the City of Eutaw.

Thursday's weather threats include:

Non-thunderstorm wind gusts of 30-45 MPH with locally higher gusts can bring down trees and powerlines.

Damaging straight-line winds of 60-70 MPH are possible during thunderstorms.

Tornadoes (Best chance within the Enhanced Risk Area)

Quarter size hail cannot be ruled out

Click here for the full weather outlook for Thursday's severe weather threat.


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