Friday, August 12, 2022

NHC Schools release students two hours early ahead of Thursday’s storm

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — New Hanover County Schools have announced a two-hour early release of students, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast of severe weather arriving in Wilmington around 3 p.m. Thursday.

RELATED: National Weather Service releases potential severe weather forecast for Thursday

A moderate storm with hail, lightning, 60mph or so winds, rain, and possible tornadic activity is expected to move through the Cape Fear between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m.

New Hanover County Schools will dismiss faculty and staff at 3 p.m.  It also announced the cancelation of the district grab-and-go meal service and afterschool activities.

NHCS asks parents and guardians to check in on social media and NHCS.net for updates.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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