Bulloch County offices and area colleges will close early due to pending severe weather. Ogeechee Technical College, Georgia Southern University and East Georgia State College closed at 2 p.m., while county offices will close at 3 p.m.
The county office closings apply only to non-essential personnel, said Bulloch County Manger Tom Couch. Bulloch County Public Safety, Public Works, and all emergency responders and law enforcement will be in hand to assist in any weather-related or other emergency.
The system of storms is expected to bring high straight line winds, possible tornadoes, possible hail, heavy rainfall and lightning from 3-7 p.m., and again later Wednesday night, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.