Schools across the Tampa Bay area closed Monday as Tropical Storm Colin arrived, bringing with it strong wind and heavy rain.
Pinellas and Pasco County school systems dismissed students early. University of South Florida and Pasco-Hernando State College canceled classes across their campuses.
Hillsborough County schools remained open, but postponed graduations ceremonies. Tampa Bay Tech High School’s graduation was moved to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Durant High School’s graduation is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. Thursday at the fairgrounds.
Most school districts expect to resume classes as scheduled Tuesday.