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Several East Texas school districts closed, delayed Tuesday due to Hurricane Nicholas

Burkeville ISD administration has decided to close school tomorrow in case Hurricane Nicholas...
Burkeville ISD administration has decided to close school tomorrow in case Hurricane Nicholas affects the area.(Burkeville ISD Facebook page)
Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 11:08 PM CDT
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DEEP EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - Several East Texas school districts are closed or delayed Tuesday due to Hurricane Nicholas.

Burkeville ISD administration has decided to close school in case Hurricane Nicholas affects the area.

From the district’s Facebook page:

Due to the predicted heavy rain from Tropical Storm (now hurricane) Nicholas, Burkeville ISD will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, 2021. We will evaluate the situation and roads tomorrow to determine a status for Wednesday. Please stay safe and stay tuned for updates.

*In the event you receive a call from 844-565-0067, it is our school callout system. We’ve been working out the bugs since we have switched over our website and we think we have it resolved, but it would be helpful to save this number in your phone, just in case, so it isn’t received as spam

Jasper ISD announced they would be closed on Tuesday in advance of the storm.

Buna ISD has also closed school on Tuesday.

Kirbyville CISD is also closed on Tuesday. They said they plan to re-open on Wednesday Sept. 15th, but will continue to monitor the weather conditions.

In Tyler County, several school districts including Warren ISD, Woodville ISD, and Chester ISD have delayed the start of school by two hours Tuesday. School at those districts will begin at 10 a.m.

The districts said they will continue to monitor the situation.

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