LOUISIANA (KLFY) – Many schools around Acadiana are having half days Jan. 24 due to upcoming severe weather.

Parishes that are having half days are:

– Acadia Parish: 11:30 a.m.

– Calcasieu Parish: 11:45 a.m.

– Evangeline Parish: 11 a.m.

– Jeff Davis Parish: various times (individual schools will release dismissal schedules)

– Lafayette Parish: High schools will release at 11:30 a.m. Elementary schools at 12:15 p.m. Middle schools will release at 1 p.m. Acadiana & Lafayette Renaissance Charter Academy: High school will release at 11:30 a.m. Elementary schools will release at noon. St. Thomas More at 1:30 p.m. Westminster Christan Academy: Pre-K and K at noon, grades 1-12 at 12:30 p.m. Lafayette Christian Academy will dismiss Pre-K-5th grade at 1 p.m., grades 6-12 at 1:15 p.m.

– St. Landry Parish: High schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. and elementary schools at 12:30 p.m. All sports and after-school activities will be canceled. St. Landry Charter School will close at noon. Opelousas Catholic will close at 11:30 a.m.

– St. Martin Parish: noon

– St. Mary Parish: Middle and high schools will dismiss at noon, and elementary schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Bus transportation will be provided. All after-school activities are canceled. Hansen Memorial and St. John high schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m.

– Vermilion Parish High Schools and middle schools will dismiss at 1 p.m. Elementary schools will dismiss at 2 p.m. Excelsior College Preparatory School in Vermilion Parish will dismiss at noon

– All locations of Sugar ‘n Spice Children’s Academy will be closing early at staggered times. Vacation Station is closed today and buses will not run. Preschools will be closing at 1 p.m. Pick up times are as follows: Infant – 2 year olds: no later than 12:30 p.m., 3-5 year olds: no later than 1:30 p.m.

Schools closing are:

– Iberia Parish, including Epiphany Day School.

– Catholic High School, New Iberia

Also, McNeese State University in Lake Charles will remain open Tuesday but will transition to online instruction for classes that begin after 4 p.m.

The list will be updated as more school districts announce closures.