Heat Closes Nine East Tennessee Schools Early

By: Brian Gregory Email
By: Brian Gregory Email

Knoxville (WVLT) High temperatures and air conditioning problems are forcing nine East Tennessee schools to close early today.

In Morgan County, the school district decided Wednesday at 11 AM, to dismiss school for the day at 1 PM.

The decision impacts all eight district schools, more than 3600 students

The district also dismissed at 1 pm yesterday due to heat and A/C problems.

A decision on tomorrow, is expected to be made tomorrow at 11 am.

In Roane County, school leaders made a decision Wednesday morning to dismiss Kingston Elementary School at 12:30pm.

School officials say the school has heat and air conditioning problems.

Stay with volunteertv.com and Volunteer TV News for continued coverage of this developing story.

If we get news of school early dismissals or closings, we'll pass them along to you immediately.

Stay with volunteertv.com and Volunteer TV News for continued coverage of this developing story.

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