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Hurricane Zeta Means Remote Classes For Several Charlotte-Area School Districts

Hurricane Zeta tropical storm winds forecast
National Hurricane Center
The forecasted arrival times of tropical storm force winds. All times are Central.

Several Charlotte-area school districts, bracing for wind and rain from Hurricane Zeta, announced Wednesday night that students and staff will work from home Thursday.

Those districts include Gaston County, Iredell-Statesville Schools, Lincoln County, Cabarrus County and Caldwell County.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools said it will decide Thursday morning whether any changes are needed. Most of its 140,000 K-12 students are still learning remotely; about 2,700 pre-kindergarteners and students with disabilities are attending in person.