Inclement weather threat delays several school districts Wed. - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Inclement weather threat closes, delays several school districts Wednesday

 HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Robeson County school district announced school will be closed Wednesday.

Several school districts in the Pee Dee and Border Belt regions have announced that they will be operating on a delay due to the threat of inclement weather.

The Marion County School District will also operate on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, January 14, district officials confirmed. The delay is due to potentially dangerous road conditions caused by rain and freezing temperatures. The delay applies to both students and staff, and buses will run their normal routes two hours later than normal.

Darlington County School District will operate on a 2-hour delay. Half-day pre-K and 4-k morning sessions have been cancelled. The afternoon sessions will operate as usual and students will report at their normal time.

Dillon School District 3 will operate on a two-hour delay for students and staff on Wednesday due to possible icy bridges and overpasses, according to district officials. School breakfast will not be served, but school offices will open at their regular time.

Dillon School District 4 will operate on a two-hour delay for students, but faculty and staff should report at the normal time, as weather permits, according to district officials.

Dillion Christian School will operate on a two-hour delay

Emmanuel Christian School in Hartsville will operate on a two-hour delay.

Faith Christian Academy will operate on a two-hour delay.

Florence One schools will operate on a two-hour delayed schedule. All Florence One employees will report to work two hours later than their normal scheduled times. Elementary schools will start at 9:45 a.m.; middle and high schools will start at 10:30 a.m. Elementary schools will be open to receive students at 7:00 a.m.; middle and high schools will be open to receive students at 7:30 a.m.

Florence County School District Four will operate on a two-hour delay.

Florence Christian School will open at 9 a.m.

Florence-Darlington Technical College will be on two hour delay for all students, staff and faculty.

FMU will delay opening for students, faculty and staff until 9:30 a.m.

Marlboro County School District will operate on a two-hour delayed schedule for staff and students.

Northeastern Technical College will operate on a 2-hour delay Wednesday, January 14 for students, faculty and staff. Classes will resume as scheduled at 11 a.m.

Pee Dee Academy in Marion County will operate on a two-hour delay.

Williamsburg County School District will operate on a one-hour delay for school and district staff due to the expected weather. 

Robeson County schools will be CLOSED for all students and staff.

Scotland County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay for students and staff. 

Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School in Darlington will operate on a 2-hour delay

Virginia College in Florence will operate on a 2-hour delay.

Coast RTA sent an update Wednesday morning stating that all buses will run as scheduled, but bus drivers will use extreme caution due to the road conditions, and passengers should expect minor delays due to the weather.

According to the First Alert Weather team, by late Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, temperatures will be dropping close to the freezing mark west of Interstate 95 and near the NC border. With some lingering light rain around, a little freezing rain and freezing drizzle will be possible. This is not going to be a major ice storm, but a few slick spots may develop early Wednesday. Temperatures will climb above freezing by late morning ending the threat of any wintry weather.

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