Several schools closed today due to the September heat wave

PARMA, Ohio - A snow day in northeast Ohio is not an unusual event come wintertime.

But closing for a heat wave....in September?

It's happening.

Click here for the Fox 8 closings page.

A number of area schools, including the Parma City School District, will be closed today, Sept. 25, because of the forecasted high temps and humidity.

Nearly two dozen Constellation Schools throughout Northeast Ohio are also closed due to the heat.

Several Catholic schools are closed as well.

The NIHF STEM High School in Akron is also closed. But it's due to a water issue.

The Fox 8 weather team confirms that we are in a heat wave right now.

For the past four days, the temperature has been over 90. And for the past four days, a new high record has been set.

Visit the Fox 8 Weather Page for more!