Tampa Bay area schools have announced closures ahead of feeling Hurricane Eta’s effects. Hurricane Eta‘s worst is predicted to hit the Tampa Bay area late this afternoon into tomorrow morning. The storm strengthened and shifted east and overnight bringing it closer to the coast of the Tampa Bay area.
Pinellas County Public Schools have announced they are closing early today and will be closed on Thursday as well.
TS ETA UPDATE: In an abundance of caution, ALL Pinellas County Schools will have early dismissal today, Wednesday, Nov. 11 and will be closed tomorrow, Nov. 12.— Pinellas County Schools (@my_pcs) November 11, 2020
Today’s dismissal times:
High Schools: 10:00 a.m.
Elementary Schools: 11:00 a.m.
Middle Schools: 12 noon pic.twitter.com/rFpBor1RDb
Pasco Country Public Schools are following suit.
Due to the potential for high winds from Hurricane Eta this afternoon, students and staff will be released early today (Wednesday). All after-school events and activities are canceled. School is canceled on Thursday and all district offices are closed. More info is attached. pic.twitter.com/e5V7d7bnhg— Pasco County Schools (@pascoschools) November 11, 2020
Some of Tampa’s most incredible hurricane photos…
Remember when the water along Bayshore Boulevard disappeared?