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Update: Schools Being Closed In Tampa Bay For Tropical Storm Nicole

A State of Emergency has already been declared for both Hillsborough and Pasco County for Tropical Storm Nicole. With severe on the way, some of the local schools are closing. Most major warnings have been issued for the other side of the state where Nicole is expected to make landfall, but officials have decided that it’s best to keep safe at home in case the storm does manage to bring more than just heavy wind and rain come Thursday when it is expected to hit the Bay area. So here's a list of  the school closures so far that have been reported by ABC Action News. All Pasco County Schools will be Closed Thursday, November 10 and they are set to reopen Friday, November 11. All Polk County Schools will be closed for Thursday as well as all after school activities being canceled for both Wednesday and Thursday in preparation for the storm. Highlands County has canceled all school or school activities both Wednesday and Thursday due to possible High winds. Manatee County has stated there will be no school closures but has said that all after school activities will be canceled Wednesday before the storm Hillsborough County School officials have cancelled classes on Thursday, November 10 in preparation for Tropical Storm Nicole. Schools were already scheduled to be closed on Friday for Veterans Day. Pinellas County has now closed school on Thursday and will reopen on Friday [Source: ABC Action News] [select-gallery gallery_id="402750" syndication_name="hurricane-ian-aftermath" description="yes"] More stories from Stiffy this week... [ss-signup design_id="287550"]

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