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Hurricane Dorian: Here’s which North Carolina schools and community colleges are closed

Editor’s note: This article will be updated twice a day — around 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. School district and community college closures are determined based on the latest information found on district and community college websites, as well as their Twitter and Facebook accounts when applicable. For the latest information on Hurricane Dorian, visit https://www.noaa.gov/dorian and https://www.ncdps.gov/dorian2019. Click here for hurricane resources from the U.S. Department of Education.


In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian’s hit on North Carolina, we are working to keep you informed of the storm’s impact on our students, schools, and communities. EdNC.org reporter Rupen Fofaria is covering Dorian from the ground in Craven County. You can reach out to him on Twitter @Rupen_Fofaria for more information.

Updated on 9/10 at 11:13 a.m.

Current school district closures and delays

Are we missing something? Let us know by emailing alindenberg@ednc.org.

Previous updates

Updated on 9/6 at 11:02 a.m.

Hurricane Dorian has made landfall over Cape Hatteras, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph. It’s moving northeast at 17 mph. A hurricane warning is in effect along the North Carolina coast. 

Updated on 9/5 at 9:12 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian is located about 30 miles south-southwest of Cape Fear, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph. It’s moving northeast at 10 mph. A hurricane warning is in effect along the North Carolina coast. Tornado watches and warnings have also been issued for several areas in North Carolina.

Updated on 9/5 at 5:02 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian is located about 85 miles south-southwest of Wilmington, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. It’s moving northeast at 10 mph. A hurricane warning is in effect along the North Carolina coast. Tornado watches and warnings have also been issued for several areas in North Carolina.

Updated on 9/5 at 11:04 a.m.

Hurricane Dorian is located about 50 miles east-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph. It’s moving north-northeast at 8 mph. A hurricane warning is in effect along the North Carolina coast. Tornado watches and warnings have also been issued for several areas in North Carolina. We will continue to experience tropical storm force winds throughout today and tomorrow.

Updated on 9/4 at 5:32 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian is currently located about 80 miles northeast of St. Augustine, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph. It’s moving northwest at 8 mph. A hurricane warning is in effect for the entire North Carolina coast. The most likely arrival time of tropical-storm-force-winds in North Carolina is Thursday at 8 a.m.

Updated on 9/4 at 11:20 a.m.

Hurricane Dorian is located about 80 miles east of St. Augustine, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. It’s moving northwest at 9 mph. Hurricane watches and warnings have been extended northeastward along the North Carolina coast. The most likely arrival time of tropical-storm-force-winds in North Carolina is Thursday at 8 a.m.

Updated on 9/3 at 7:00 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian is located about 105 miles east of Vero Beach, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph. It’s moving northwest at 6 mph. Hurricane watches and warnings have been extended to include the entire North Carolina coast. The most likely arrival time of tropical-storm-force-winds in North Carolina is Thursday at 8 a.m.

Previous school district closures and delays

Are we missing something? Let us know by emailing alindenberg@ednc.org.

Previous community college closures and delays

Are we missing something? Let us know by emailing alindenberg@ednc.org.

 

 

Alli Lindenberg

Alli Lindenberg is a multimedia reporter for EducationNC.

Analisa Sorrells

Analisa Sorrells is the chief of staff and associate director of policy for EducationNC.