DETROIT — Some Michigan schools are closing early for one more day amid a fall heat wave that’s wrapping up.
The Detroit Public Schools Community District is sending home students following a half-day Tuesday and canceling afternoon sports. It’s the second consecutive day of early dismissal for the district. Schools in the Grand Rapids and Flint areas are among those also closing early.
Forecasters say the heat wave continues through Tuesday. The district says it expects to operate on its usual schedule Wednesday.
The heat wave broke records for high temperatures across the state in recent days. Temperatures will be cooler on Thursday and Friday.