School closings in Mississippi

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UPDATE: 05/01/2017 9:37am Due to inclement weather, Alcorn’s Lorman campus will be closed for the remainder of the day, Monday, May 1. The Lorman campus will resume normal operating hours Tuesday, May 2. The Vicksburg and Natchez campuses will continue to operate under normal business hours.

UPDATE: 05/01/2017 7:39am – Power is not yet back on at Alcorn State University but school officials tell WJTV that classes will begin on Monday at noon.


UPDATE: 04/30/2017 10:15pm The Natchez-Adams School District will open for classes at regular time on Monday.

UPDATE: 4/30/2017: Schools in the Holmes County School District will be closed tomorrow, Monday, May 1, 2017.  Classes will resume Tuesday, May 2, 2017, according to Superintendent Angel Meeks.

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – The Yazoo County School District is closed on Monday, May 1, 2017.

According to a posting on the Yazoo County School District’s Facebook page there will be no school on Monday because of downed trees and power lines, and a “widespread loss of electricity.”

The posting will be updated to include additional closures if and when they are announced for Monday.

You can access the extended and hourly forecasts for your area by visiting the Weather page at or by downloading the WJTV Weather App for your telephone or mobile device.


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