Accomack County Public Schools will be closing all schools for the remainder of the day Wednesday, Dec. 1, due to widespread power outages, the school system announced in Tweet and on its website.
All after school activities are canceled as well, it said.
School Closure for December 1, 2021 -
Due to the widespread power outages, Accomack County Public Schools will be closing all schools for the remainder of the day, all after school activities are cancelled as well. https://t.co/xyLsntVNGQ
— Accomack County Public Schools (@AccomackCounty) December 1, 2021
An outage map posted on A&N Electric website, the main electric provider on the Shore, shows more than 20,000 customers were without power throughout the Eastern Shore as of 9 a.m. Wednesday.
The cause of the widespread power outage is now known yet.
This article originally appeared on Salisbury Daily Times: Accomack County schools closing due to 'widespread power outages'