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DFW weather: Multiple schools closed Monday, some still closed Tuesday

Multiple schools canceled classes for Monday because of storm damage and power outages.

DALLAS — This is a breaking news story that will be regularly updated. 

Damage from severe weather forced a number of schools to close Monday, after supercells formed in the area on Sunday night.

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If you would like to donate school supplies to the Dallas ISD, the school district will have a volunteer phone number up and running by 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Here's a list of the schools reportedly closed for Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, due to storm damage and power outages:

Dallas ISD

Dallas had announced 21 school closures as of 6:20 a.m. Fourteen were due to power outages and six were due to extensive damage.

  • Caillet Elementary School
  • David G. Burnet Elementary School
  • Dealey Montessori
  • Edward H. Cary Middle School
  • Foster Elementary School
  • Francisco Medrano Middle School
  • Franklin Middle School
  • Hexter Elementary School
  • Hillcrest High School
  • Joe May Elementary School
  • John J. Pershing Elementary School
  • Kramer Elementary School
  • Leonides Gonzalez Cigarroa Elementary School
  • Roosevelt High School
  • Saldiver Elementary School
  • South Oak Cliff at Village Fair
  • Thelma Page Richardson Elementary School
  • Thomas Jefferson High School
  • Twain Elementary School
  • Walnut Hill Elementary School

Other closures in Dallas include: 

  • The Cambridge School of Dallas
  • The Episcopal School of Dallas
  • Evolution Academy Charter School
  • Gateway Charter Academy
  • St. Mark's School of Texas
  • The Winston School 

Dallas County Community College Network

The main campus of Richland College, located at 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, is closed Monday, Oct., 21 due to power outages. The LeCroy Center, located on Richland’s campus, is also closed. The Garland Campus, located at 675 W. Walnut St, Garland, is open. 

Hillcrest, South Oak Cliff, Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson high schools are also closed due to storm damage and power outages.  Dual credit students from these high schools will not be able to attend college classes at these locations or at Brookhaven, El Centro, Mountain View, and Richland Colleges. 

Grand Prairie ISD

Grand Prairie High School will be delayed, with a start time of 10 a.m. Buses for the high school will run on a two-hour delay. All other schools are operating on their regular schedule.

Garland ISD

Classes are canceled a couple schools due to power outages: 

  • Park Crest Elementary
  • Williams Elementary
  • Houston Middle School
  • Dorsey Elementary

All other schools are in session.

Irving ISD

Lamar Middle School is closed due to a power outage.

Midlothian ISD

All of Midlothian ISD has canceled school for Monday due to widespread power outages.

Some administrative staff was still asked to report to work at 8 a.m.

Richardson ISD

All schools in the Richardson district will be closed Monday due to damage and power outages, school officials announced.

Six RISD schools remain without power and will be closed on Tuesday, October 22:

  • Audelia Creek Elementary
  • Christa McAuliffe Learning Center
  • Dover Elementary
  • Hamilton Park Pacesetter Magnet
  • Richland Elementary
  • Stults Road Elementary

"All junior high athletic events are cancelled for Tuesday, October 22. As of Monday evening, Tuesday’s high school UIL athletic events will still occur as scheduled, but are subject to postponement based on unforeseen transportation or safety considerations," Richardson ISD wrote in a statement Monday.

This is a developing story. Check back for new information. Download our free WFAA app to stay up-to-date on all news stories in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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