Several school systems across Alabama have announced closures for Monday, after many buildings are still without power due to damage from Hurricane Zeta.
Zeta tore through the state on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, leaving thousands without power and trees down across roadways.
The storm made landfall on Wednesday afternoon in southeast Louisiana as a Category 2 hurricane with 110 mph winds. One of the highest wind reports from central Alabama showed winds up to 62 mph in Talladega County. Other reports noted southeast Alabama winds at 47 mph in Dale County near Ozark.
On Sunday, Alabama Power said on social media that crews were still working to restore services. The company said at 8 a.m. there were 93,500 outages remaining across the state. East Alabama outages were down to 35,000; 26,000 in South Alabama; 21,000 in the Mobile area; and 11,500 in Central Alabama. Those numbers reflected about 80% of those who had reported storm-related outages had their power restored by Sunday.
Here is a list of schools that have announced closures for Monday, Nov. 2.
Anniston City Schools: Schools closed Monday.
Calhoun County Schools: Classes canceled Monday
Chilton County Schools: Classes canceled on Monday. The school system announced that the day will be a weather day and not an e-learning day.
Clarke County Schools: Classes canceled Monday
Clarke Preparatory School: Classes canceled Monday
Coosa County Schools: Classes canceled Monday
Dallas County Schools: Schools closed Monday.
Marengo County Schools: Schools closed Monday
Mobile County Schools: the following schools are closed Monday: Citronelle High School, Calcedeaver Elementary School, McDavid-Jones Elementary School, Lott Middle School, North Mobile K-8, Forest Hill Elementary School, Alba Middle School, Dixon Elementary School. All other Mobile County schools are open Monday.
Selma City Schools: Classes canceled Monday
Talladega County Schools: Schools closed Monday.
Thomasville City Schools: Classes canceled Monday and Tuesday
Washington County Schools: Classes canceled Monday
This post will be updated.