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Potential trajectory of Hurricane Michael shows a potential Wednesday landfall as a Category 3 Hurricane.
Florida Public Radio Emergency Network / FPRN

Hurricane Michael is expected to strike the Panahandle and Big Bend region Wednesday as a Category 3 storm. Panama City, Apalachicola and Tallahassee could feel the brundt of the storm's damage. Evacuation notices, school closures and emergency shelter location is below. 

Hammonton Photography

With a winter storm warning in effect from 1 a.m. to noon Wednesday, schools are beginning to announce plans to close.

Governor Rick Scott's office

Update: 9/10/17: Gulf, Madison, Taylor and Wakulla County Schools have announced extended closures. FAMU, FSU and TCC will remain closed through Friday.

Original Story: Public schools, colleges and universities will be closed starting Friday through Monday, says Gov. Rick Scott. A change in Hurricane Irma's forecasted path has prompted the closures which is in effect for schools across the state. Some colleges, universities and school districts have announced longer closures.

Illinois Network of Charter Schools

  Update: Florida A&M University will now re-open Wednesday.

Update 10:24 p.m.: Schools are scheduled to open Tuesday in Gulf, Franklin, Liberty, Levy, Citrus and Pinellas counties.

Dixie County anticipates opening on Tuesday, while Taylor County will make a decision by noon Monday. Leon and Wakulla County Schools closed until Wednesday.

@FloridaStorms / Florida Public Radio Emergency Network

Many schools across the Florida Panhandle will be closed Wednesday due to severe weather.