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Port Neches-Groves, Sabine Pass announce school cancellations

PORT NECHES — Port Neches-Groves Independent School District will not be in session this week.

According to a statement released on the district’s social media page, “🚨PNGISD ADVISORY: All PNGISD schools will be closed from Aug. 24-28. Stay safe, PNGISD. 💜

The news was released just after 7 p.m. Sunday and comes amid uncertain tracks for Marco and Laura.

Sabine Pass ISD made a similar announcement just after 8 p.m. Sunday, canceling school from Aug. 24-28.

Marco may not make landfall in southeast Louisiana on Monday – it may move west across southern Louisiana or the adjacent coastal waters, weakening as a tropical storm.

Because of this forecast change, a tropical storm warning is now in place as far west as Cameron, Louisiana.