UPDATE: Central Florida school closures ahead of Hurricane Matthew

UPDATE: Central Florida school closures ahead of Hurricane Matthew

Eyewitness News has been in constant contact with school districts throughout Central Florida on how school officials are preparing for Hurricane Matthew. Here are the latest school closings in each county: VOLUSIA COUNTY: Statement from Volusia County Schools: “All Volusia County schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, October 6 and 7, due to the Hurricane Matthew. Follow Volusia County Schools on Facebook and Twitter for the latest school-related updates.  We will continue normal operations today, Wednesday, October 5, including athletic events and extended day.” Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be closing…

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Schools announce closures for Hurricane Matthew

Schools announce closures for Hurricane Matthew

Schools and universities have started announcing campus closures in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, expected to bring heavy rain and wind to Central Florida starting on Thursday. School closures will be posted below when they are announced. Check back for updates. More Weather Headlines Hurricane Matthew path shifts farther west into Fla. Sandbag locations across Central Florida ahead of Hurricane Matthew OUC prepares for Hurricane Matthew Emergency contact information in Central Florida Hurricane Matthew could affect Central Florida blood supply Brevard All four Eastern Florida State College campuses will be closed…

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Hurricane Matthew: Florida schools close as coast prepares for major storm

Hurricane Matthew: Florida schools close as coast prepares for major storm

Florida canceled classes along its Atlantic coastline and theme parks kept a watchful eye as Hurricane Matthew picked up speed heading to the east coast. Officials in central Florida’s Brevard County are ordering residents on barrier islands and in flood-prone areas to evacuate on Wednesday in advance of the powerful hurricane. Residents who live in mobile and manufactured homes also are being ordered to leave. In South Carolina, Governor Nikki Haley contemplated whether to order some 1 million people to leave the coast and planned to release details of her…

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