Schools across East Tenn. close due to upcoming inclement weather

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Schools across East Tennessee have announced closures due to upcoming inclement weather.

WVLT’s Chief Meteorologist Heather Haley said rain showers will begin Thursday evening and transition to sleet and snow overnight. Stay up to date with the latest here.

The following schools are among a handful that announced closures on Friday, and an updated list can be found here.

Knox County Schools

Knox County Schools will move to online learning on Friday, Jan. 8 due to incoming inclement weather. Students are instructed to log on to their Chromebooks and be prepared for virtual instruction at the normal start of the school day. Teachers and staff members will also work remotely. Students will return to in-person learning on Jan. 11.

Clinton City Schools

School officials said all Clinton City schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 8 for virtual and distance learning. Students will return to in-person learning on Monday, Jan. 11.

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