The threat of severe weather has caused many schools to dismiss early or cancel other activities. 

Tuscaloosa City Schools are implementing their early dismissal schedule. All High Schools as well as Magnet Schools and Alberta School for the Performing Arts will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. today. Middle schools will dismiss at 12 noon, and elementary schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m.

Tuscaloosa County Schools have cancelled all after school activities today.

The following schools are dismissing at 12 noon today:

  • Bessemer City High Schools (Bessemer City Elementary and Middle Schools to dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)
  • Birmingham City Schools
  • Fayette Christian Academy
  • Jasper City Schools
  • Marion County Schools
  • Pickens County Schools
  • Sumiton Christian Achool
  • Walker County Schools
  • Winfield City Schools
  • Winston County Schools

The following schools are closing at 1 p.m. today:

  • Bibb County
  • Wallace State Community College

The Boys and Girls Club of West Alabama will be closed today.

Strong tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail are all in the forecast for this afternoon and into the evening. We'll keep you up to date with the latest information.