JONESBORO — The heat will keep students indoors once again today. 

Clayton County schools has cancelled all outdoor activities to include physical education classes, unstructured play activity and athletic practices for Friday, Sept. 13.

“This decision has been made based on a review of weather forecasts and local reports which indicate temperatures and humidity levels may create heat related conditions that could adversely affect students and staff,” district officials said. “Students and staff are advised to remain indoors in a cool environment.”

Athletic events will be allowed played following the Georgia High School Association guidelines for outdoor activities and heat conditions.

“Coaches must ensure that an ample water supply is available for participating student-athletes and that all players are sufficiently hydrated, officials said.

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