Schools let out early Monday; Calhoun under winter weather advisory until noon Tuesday

Freezing rain and falling temperatures prompted early closures of Calhoun County schools.

Ice has begun forming on trees and powerlines. Photo by Joel McNeece

All schools in the county, public and private, dismissed students at 1:45 p.m. Monday.

Calhoun Academy announced Monday they would not hold school on Tuesday.

Calhoun County public schools did return to campus Tuesday morning.

Calhoun County is currently under a "winter weather advisory" until noon today (Tuesday).

Ice and sleet accumulations are possible up to a quarter of an inch creating threatening driving conditions.

Precipitation is expected to continue falling throughout the night with temperatures hovering around freezing until mid-day Tuesday.