Metro Area Schools Closed Due To Wintry Weather

January 17, 2018
Governor Deal has declared a state of emergency that covers 83 counties including the Atlanta Metro area. State Government offices are closed for non essential personnel today. Governor Deal is asking everyone to stay off the roads to allow the Department of Transportation to treat roads and interstates. The following school systems in the Atlanta Metro area are closed. Atlanta Public Schools Fulton County DeKalb Cobb Gwinnett (Digital Learning Day) Clayton Douglass Fayette Henry Newton Paulding Griffin/Spaulding Marietta Rome Decatur City KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools are closed Kennesaw State University is closed University of West Ga is closed Beulah Heights University is closed Atlanta City Government and courts are closed Dekalb and Fulton Government is closed Gwinnett court and trial hearings are cancelled The forecast is calling for extremely cold temperatures for much of the day on Wednesday. Travel may be difficult.