Sarasota County Schools Closed Today to Tropical Storm Eta - Manatee Schools are Open
Sarasota County Schools will be closed Today, Monday, November. 9th due to a severe weather threat from Tropical Storm Eta.
The school district released the following statement,
“At 7:00 PM, Sunday Night, November 8th the Emergency Operations Team for Sarasota County changed their forecast determining that the current path of Tropical Storm Eta will affect Sarasota County with significant rain and sustained winds of 40 miles per hour, with wind gusts of over 50 miles an hour on Monday. Due to this change in forecast, all schools and offices will be closed Monday, November 9th.”
Manatee County Schools announced that they will remain open Monday and the classes will resume as normal. School officials say the storm is not expected to have any significant impact on Manatee County today. The district did say…
"There is the possibility that Tropical Storm Eta could have more of a direct impact on Manatee County later this week, and the District will continue to work closely with Emergency Management to monitor the storm. Again, all Manatee District schools will be open as usual Monday, November 9th.".
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