(WJZ) — Schools in Baltimore County and Howard County will dismiss classes three hours early on Wednesday as the remnants of Hurricane Ida are expected to bring heavy rains to the region, officials said.
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(1/2) UPDATE: Due to impending inclement weather, Baltimore County Public Schools, the @BCPS_VLP , and offices will dismiss three hours early on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. All afterschool and evening activities are also cancelled. No afternoon PreK.
— Baltimore County Public Schools (@BaltCoPS) September 1, 2021
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Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with some areas even seeing up to 6 inches.
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9/1/21 – Code Yellow: HCPSS to close 3 hours early today, including DEC. After care/evening activities is canceled. Activities involving students and staff & community-sponsored programs in our buildings are canceled. https://t.co/bRY17wvBGS
— HCPSS (@HCPSS) September 1, 2021
The Community College of Baltimore County said all six of its locations would close at 1:30 p.m. due to the storm. Remote and online classes will continue as scheduled, the college said.