Williamson County Schools to dismiss early Feb. 24 due to heavy rains

Williamson County Schools will close early Feb. 24 due to forecasted heavy rains into the morning of Feb. 25. In this image from the city of Franklin, Lewisburg Pike between Carnton Lane and Mack Hatcher Parkway is partially inundated following a February storm. (Courtesy city of Franklin)
Williamson County Schools will close early Feb. 24 due to forecasted heavy rains into the morning of Feb. 25. In this image from the city of Franklin, Lewisburg Pike between Carnton Lane and Mack Hatcher Parkway is partially inundated following a February storm. (Courtesy city of Franklin)

Williamson County Schools will close early Feb. 24 due to forecasted heavy rains into the morning of Feb. 25. In this image from the city of Franklin, Lewisburg Pike between Carnton Lane and Mack Hatcher Parkway is partially inundated following a February storm. (Courtesy city of Franklin)

Due to heavy rain and expected flooding in the area, Williamson County Schools will dismiss students one hour early on Feb. 24, the district announced.

The early dismissal at 2:50 p.m. will allow school buses to finish their routes before dark, according to the district’s website.


A National Weather Service flood watch remains in effect until the morning of Feb. 25 for Middle Tennessee. Excessive runoff may result in the flooding of rivers, creeks, streams and other low-lying and flood-prone locations, according to the service.

The Franklin Police Department reported Martin Luther King Boulevard is closed to traffic near Bicentennial Park due to high-water conditions on the morning of Feb. 24.
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