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School and business closings and delays for Thursday February 18 and Friday, February 19

Some schools and businesses in the Tennessee Valley are delaying opening or closing completely due to the risk of winter weather.

FLORENCE, Ala. — Some schools in the Tennessee Valley are delaying opening or closing completely due to the risk of winter weather on Thurs., Feb. 18 and Friday, February 19.

Check back often for updates.

Marshall Space Flight Center: delayed opening, Fri, Feb 19, until 10 AM

RANA Recycling Update: THIRD WEDNESDAY routes are running today. For those in Gurley, Keel Mountain and New Hope areas or other areas, expect delayed collection as late as SUNDAY. Thank you for your patience as our teams work to get caught up. Be sure to leave your carts out for collection this weekend.

School Closures and Delays

February 19:

Athens City Schools: E-Learning Day February 19, 2021

Athens State University: Closed February 19, 2021

University of Alabama in Huntsville: All virtual February 19, 2021

Big Cove Christian Academy: Closed February 19, 2021

Calhoun Community College: Closed February 19, 2021

Colbert County Schools: Closed February 19, 2021 

Decatur City Schools: Virtual learning on February 19, 2021

Drake State: Closed February 19, 2021

Florence City Schools: Closed February 19, 2021

Heritage Christian University (Florence, AL): Closed February 19, 2021

Huntsville City Schools: Remote learning on February 19, 2021. All employees will work remotely unless otherwise directed.

Kilby Laboratory School: Closed February 19 for winter break.

Lauderdale County Schools: Closed February 19, 2021

Lawrence County Schools: Closed February 19, 2021

Limestone County Schools: Closed February 19, 2021 

Lindsay Lane Christian Academy: Closed February 19, 2021

Madison City Schools: Virtual learning on February 19, 2021

Madison County Schools: Closed February 19, 2021

Morgan County Schools: Virtual instruction February 19, 2021

Russellville City Schools: Closed February 19, 2021

Sheffield City Schools: Closed February 19, 2021 

St. John Paul II Catholic High School: Remote learning February 19, 2021.

Tuscumbia City Schools: Closed February 19, 2021

University of North Alabama: All athletic events canceled until Monday, February 22. Closed Friday, February 19, for winter break.

Colbert County Courthouse and all school systems in our county will remain closed Friday,  Feb 19th.

Lauderdale County Courthouse will be closed tomorrow Friday, February 19th.

Lawrence County Courthouse and all other County offices will delay opening tomorrow, Friday, February 19th, until 10:00 a.m.

 

February 18:

Alabama A&M University: Will continue operations via "telework" for nonessential personnel on Thursday, February 18, 2021.  In-person classes will meet remotely. 

Athens City Schools: eLearning on Thursday, February 18.There will be no in-person classes.Students without a device and/or Internet services should make up work missed when school resumes.Twelve month employees will be on a 3 hour delay.

Athens State University: Closed February 18

Calhoun Community College: Evening classes on February 17 are canceled. Calhoun Community College will delay its opening to 10 a.m. on February 18.

Colbert County Schools: Closed on Thursday, February 18th. This closure includes all extracurricular activities as well. 

Country Day School: Closed February 18

Cullman County Schools: Virtual learning on February 18. 

Decatur City Schools: Closed February 18.

Drake State: Closed February 18 

Florence City Schools: Florence City Schools will remain closed on Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19.

Hartselle City Schools: Hartselle City Schools will have a Virtual Learning Day on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Only 12 month employees should report to their buildings by 10:00 a.m.

Huntsville City Schools: Closed February 18.

Heritage Christian University (Florence, AL): Closed Thursday, February 18. No classes. Offices will be closed.

Jackson County Schools: 2 hour delay tomorrow, Thursday, Feb 18th, 2021. If the bus normally comes by your house at 6:30 it will come by at 8:30 tomorrow. Car riders may arrive at the school after 9:15 a.m. and before 9:45 a.m.

Kilby Laboratory School will have an e-learning day on Thursday, Feb. 18. 

Lauderdale County Schools: Schools will be closed tomorrow Thursday, Feb. 18th for all students and ALL employees. 

Lawrence County Schools: Closed Thursday, February 18 due to the continued widespread hazardous travel conditions expected with the next round of winter weather.

Limestone County Schools: Closed February 18.

Lindsay Lane Christian Academy: Closed February 18.

Madison City Schools: Closed February 18.

Madison County Schools: Closed  February 18.

Morgan County Schools: Morgan County Schools will remain on virtual learning for February 18.

Muscle Shoals City Schools: Closed Feb. 18

Northwest-Shoals Community College: Northwest-Shoals Community College will close both campuses for campus-based operations tomorrow, Thursday, February 18th. 

University of North Alabama: University of North Alabama will be closed Thursday, Feb. 18, for campus-based operations.

Russellville City Schools: Closed on Thursday, February 18. School officials will re-evaluate the situation before making a decision for Friday.

Sheffield City Schools: Closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The SHS basketball game vs Whitesburg Christian will be played the next possible day.

St. John Paul II Catholic High School: Remote learning on February 18 for all students.

Tuscumbia City Schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, February 18th.

University of Alabama Huntsville: All courses will be delivered in remote format today, February 18, 2021. No classes will meet on campus today.

Business/Services Closures and Delays Feb. 18 and 19

RANA Curbside Recycling is collecting THIRD TUESDAY routes today. For those homes in higher elevations, please allow through Sunday for collection.” All other days remain on a TWO DAY delay for this week. Please leave your cart at the curb for collection

Redstone Federal Credit Union branches are opening today, Feb. 18, 2021, at 10 a.m.

City of Athens offices - Closed Feb. 18

Huntsville Municipal Night Court: Due to the threat of inclement winter weather, the 5:30 p.m. Night Court docket for Huntsville Municipal Court has been postponed.

Colbert County Courthouse: Closed February 18

Franklin County Courthouse: Closed February 18 

Morgan County Courthouse: opens at 10am on Closed February 18 

Limestone County Courthouse: Closed February 18 

Limestone County Commission offices: Closed February 18

The Greater Ardmore Chamber of Commerce office will be closed on February 18.

EarlyWorks Museum: Closed February 18

Heart of the Valley YMCA facilities schedule for February 18:

Southeast Family YMCA and Downtown Express YMCA will open at 10:00 a.m.

Hogan Family YMCA will delay opening until noon.

YMCA Early Childhood Education Centers will remain closed for the day including YMCA Downtown Early Childhood Education Center, YMCA Southeast Early Childhood Education Center, and YMCA Northwest Early Childhood Education Center. 

City of Madison offices and facilities: Closed

NARCOG public transit will delay its start until 9 a.m. on February 18.

Health Department Closures and Delays

The Alabama Department of Public Health has announced closures for the following county health departments on February 18:

  • Colbert County
  • Franklin County
  • Lauderdale County
  • Marion County

Limestone County COVID vaccine clinic reports: Limestone County Health Department will delay opening today February 18 until 12 noon due to the inclement weather. "We will open at 12 for 2nd dose Covid vaccine patients. We will continue to honor all missed vaccine appointments this afternoon, tomorrow and next week. Please be safe in traveling. Thank you for your patience."

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