Metro Nashville Public Schools will be closed Friday due to the forecast inclement weather.
Nashville joins a wide swath of surrounding counties whose officials also decided to pre-emptively close schools. For a complete list of school closings, click here.
Schools officials based their decision on the winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service.
The warning is effect from 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday. Significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected.