South Florida Schools and Colleges Closed Due To Hurricane Irma

South Florida Schools and Colleges Closed Due To Hurricane Irma”

Collier County Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday.

ORIGINAL STORY: Palm Beach County School District Officials are watching the hurricane forecast closely but have not yet made the call regarding if and when schools would close.

Vero Beach and Sebastian River high school football games and all other school activities in Indian River County are canceled Thursday and Friday.

There is also a mandatory evacuation of tourists and residents in the Keys being scheduled to start on Wednesday at sunrise.

A decision for Monday's schedule has not been made, but will come later this week.

"This is a tempest that can't and ought not be overlooked", Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said at a press instructions.

While no evacuation orders have been issued, residents thinking of leaving should decide soon, Baker said.

In making evacuation plans, Sharief encouraged people to plan to stay with family or friends outside the evacuation area if possible because shelters will only be able to provide for basic needs. An announcement regarding closures is expected at 4 p.m. today.

The first wave of evacuations in Miami-Dade began Tuesday, as county workers began contacting about 2,000 people with medical conditions requiring electricity or who otherwise could not weather extended time without power.

"Evacuations are based on storm surge, not on wind speed", she said. Closures of criminal and civil courts on Thursday and Friday are forcing dozens of proceedings to be rescheduled, including a major racketeering trial.

Broward County also canceled classes Thursday and Friday, as did Miami Dade College.

Miami Country Day School will be shut from Wednesday through the finish of the week and Gulliver Schools and Ransom Everglades will be shut Thursday and Friday.

Hodges University will close both the Fort Myers and Naples campuses Wednesday through Sunday.

"This is a storm that can not and should not be ignored", Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said at a press briefing.

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