(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CMS Makes A Decision Regarding School Closure Due To Hurricane Michael

As Hurricane Michael continues to travel inland, several school districts in the Carolinas have made the decision to cancel classes tomorrow.

The storm struck the Florida panhandle this afternoon, and with a strong storm surge and 155 mile per hour winds, it left a trail of destruction behind.

According to CNN, Hurricane Michael is now a Category 3 storm, with winds dropping to 125 miles per hour.

CNN on Twitter

JUST IN: Hurricane Michael is now a Category 3 storm with winds of 125 mph, according to the latest weather advisory. Its center is now moving into SE Alabama and SW Georgia. https://t.co/0Kuj2eBK5Q Track the storm: https://t.co/iWfsqFTA8e Follow updates: https://t.co/9CM35NMQD4 https://t.co/05CxZd9bwW

The storm is expected to arrive in the Carolinas tomorrow morning, and as a result, several school districts have decided to close due.

We should expect the worst part of the storm to hit between 6 to 9 a.m.

Allison Latos on Twitter

@SUdelson: Between 6-9am Thursday the heaviest bands from #Michael will push through our area. @wsoctv @WSOCWeather

Currently, Union County, York District 1, Rock Hill, Richmond, Anson, Chesterfield, and Lancaster, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools have canceled classes for Thursday, October 11.

WBTV News on Twitter

UPDATE: Schools in Anson, Chesterfield, Richmond, Lancaster, Union Counties, York School District 1 and Rock Hill will be closed Thursday as Hurricane Michael continues making its way inland. " https://t.co/4ayKiz1To9

CMS had initially hesitated to cancel classes, but the decision to close school was just announced.

WSOCTV on Twitter

BREAKING: #CMS schools are CLOSED Thursday for all students/ staff #HurricaneMichael https://t.co/pZ1FIOzNHU

QCWriter is a journalist who is fueled by espresso and motivated by determination. She specializes in pop culture, country music, and news content.