Some schools closing early in anticipation of severe storms

UPDATE: Daleville, Ozark and Dale County Schools are closed today, Monday, April 3.

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What emergency management authorities are calling “a potent storm system” is expected to move across the region on Monday, April 3, with the potential for strong to severe storms.

At this time, the greatest threat appears to be from late morning through early evening, Monday, April 3, according to Coffee County Emergency Management Agency Director Larry Walker.

The primary threat with these storms will be destructive straight-line winds in excess of 70 miles-per-hour and tornadoes. Some tornadoes in the western half of the region could be significant, according to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee.

Enterprise City Schools will be closed Monday, April 3, and all activities cancelled, ECS Superintendent Greg Faught said Sunday afternoon.

Coffee County Schools will be closed Monday, April 3, and all activities cancelled, CCS Superintendent Terry Weeks said.

Daleville City Schools, Dale County Schools and Ozark City Schools will close at noon, Monday, April 3, Dale County Emergency Management Director Kurt McDaniel said Sunday afternoon.

The Enterprise, Ozark and Andalusia campuses of Enterprise State Community College will close at noon Monday

The Elba City Schools will be closed Monday, April 3, and all activities cancelled, according to Superintendent Chresal Threadgill.

The Southeast Sun will provide updates as they become available.

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