With the National Weather Service predicting severe weather Wednesday, Hamilton County School System officials have canceled classes.
NWS says significant severe weather outbreak possible Wednesday Mar 1st. HCDE schools & childcare closed due to threat. Please stay safe!— @HamCoSchools (@hamcoschools) February 28, 2017
The National Weather Service reported that a "significant outbreak of severe weather is expected Wednesday."
The Chattanooga area could see an "enhanced risk for thunderstorms capable of producing damaging straight-line winds during the afternoon and early evening across the entire area."