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Several school districts have also implemented an early release for students Thursday. Read early dismissal article HERE.

Original story:

Representatives from Lexington District One, Lexington District Two, Lexington District Four, Lexington-Richland Five, Richland District One and Richland District Two have notified parents that all after school activities have been canceled Thursday, due to possibly severe weather.

Message provided to parents of Lexington One students:

Due to expected weather conditions and in an abundance of caution, Lexington District One is canceling all after-school activities for tomorrow, Thursday, February 6, 2020.

This means that the district cancels all daytime and evening meetings and events scheduled to take place at any district school, performing arts center, field or facility and includes all district programs, athletic practices or events, adult education classes, school or district-related meetings, events, or extra-curricular activities scheduled for tomorrow.

District officials will continue to monitor the weather and send parents, staff, and students more information should anything change through the district’s telephone calling system.

Parents can also get updates and information about school openings and closings by following the district on Facebook or Twitter, checking the district’s website at www.lexington1.net, or checking local media websites.

Libby Roof of Richland Two noted the possibility of also dismissing students early, due to potentially unsafe traveling conditions.

Thursday's forecast includes thunderstorms throughout the day, some possibly severe. There is an expected rainfall of one inch or more, sustained winds at or above 30 mph, and a high of about 70 degrees.

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