The Detroit Public schools Community District is closing schools early on Monday due to the extreme heat forecasted for the day. The school district released the following statement: According to the National Weather Service, a hazardous weather advisory has been issued for southeast Michigan.
Near record early fall heat will continue through Monday with temperatures possibly ranging up to the mid 90's. As a precautionary measure, the District is issuing an early dismissal for all DPSCD schools. Please follow the half day dismissal schedule for Monday, September 25 for all students and staff.
The NWS is advising that heat safety precautions should be considered for those participating in outdoor activity. As a result, all afternoon sports and training is canceled Monday. Several other local schools have also called for early dismissal. The latest list is posted under the weather tab on fox2detroit.com.