School Closings

In case of inclement or severe weather, an emergency notification may be issued utilizing one or more of the following methods: 

  • Email
  • Text messaging
  • Voice messaging
  • Contacting the local media 
  • Face-to-face communication, if necessary

Please check the email and the phone number that you provided to USTDTS if there is inclement weather. 

Local media

In the event of severe weather, we are set up on the Detroit Media School Closing Alliance –  Fox 2 School Closing Network, News 4 Click On Detroit, ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit, WWJ Newsradio 950, and Newstalk 760 WJR-AM. 

Please watch Fox 2 News, News 4 Click On Detroit, or ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit, or listen to WWJ Newsradio 950 or Newstalk 760 WJR-AM for school closing notifications. School closings are run during the broadcast. 

School closings are also listed on fox2detroit.com, clickondetroit.com, and wxyz.com

Please watch or listen to the broadcasts. It is your responsibility to report to school if we DO NOT close. 

The following will be announced: 

  • Classes canceled
  • School closed
  • School open
  • Staff report only

Detroit Media School Closing Alliance