BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Public Schools will let classes out three hours early Wednesday with the remnants of Hurricane Ira expected to bring heavy rains across the region.

The district office building on North Avenue will close at 1 p.m., at which point administrators and staffers will work remotely.

Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with some areas even seeing up to 6 inches.

As of 10:41 a.m., Baltimore County Public Schools and the Howard County Public School System are also dismissing classes three hours early, and Harford County Public Schools is closing at 11 a.m. and going virtual.

CBS Baltimore Staff