School districts operating on normal schedule despite Irene

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Many parents have been asking and wondering if school is still on for Friday after a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for Charleston, Berkeley and Georgetown Counties.

Live 5 News has received multiple phone calls as well as postings on our Facebook page asking if schools will be closed Friday.

All area school districts are operating as normal with no closures or delays planned at this time.

If things do change, count on and Live 5 News on air to bring you those details.

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the coast of South Carolina from Edisto Beach northward to Little River Inlet as Hurricane Irene approaches the US coast.

A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.  A warning is typically issued 36 hours before the anticipated first occurrence tropical-storm-force winds conditions that make outside preparations difficult or dangerous.

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