List of school closings due to severe weather threat

- A number of school systems in north Georgia closed and dismissed students early Wednesday due to the threat of severe weather. 

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Atlanta Public Schools has canceled all after-school activities on Wednesday.

Bartow County has canceled all middle and high school after-school activities. Elementary after-school care will continue as scheduled.

Bremen City Schools have canceled all after-school activities.

Catoosa, Dade and Walker County schools closed for the day. Gordon County Schools dismissed at 11:30 a.m., and all afternoon activities have been canceled. Gilmer County Schools is releasing one hour early and have also canceled afternoon activities. 

Calhoun City and Whitfield County schools released Pre-K, primary and elementary school students at 11:30 a.m. and middle and high school students were released at noon. Murray County schools released Pre-K students at 11:30 a.m. and all others at noon.

Cherokee County Schools are canceling all middle and high school extracurricular and co-curricular activities. The elementary school program will remain normal hours.

Dalton Public Schools released middle school students at noon and high school students at 1 p.m. All afternoon activities have been canceled. 

DeKalb County Schools has canceled all extracurricular after-school activities. After-school care will be provided for. 

Floyd County Schools dismissed at 1:30 p.m. 

Gilmer County Schools are releasing one hour early. 

The FOX 5 Storm Team is tracking a powerful line of storms expected to move through the area beginning Wednesday afternoon, with the biggest threat being damaging winds. However, large hail, deadly lightning and even the threat of a quick spin-up of a weak tornado cannot be ruled out as the strong storms pass. 

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