News 5 is committed to keeping you informed about which schools and organizations in our area are closed due to weather or other reasons.
You can always find the latest closing information on our Closings page here.
You can sign up to receive an email when the school or schools of your choice close. Simply head to this page, enter your email address, then select each of the schools and organizations you would like to receive email alerts for.
You can also receive notifications on your mobile devices directly from the News 5 Cleveland app. Here’s how:
1. Download the News 5 app for
2. Open the app and click the “Sections” button at the bottom of the app.
3. Click “Closings and Delays”
4. Choose your favorite school or organization.
You will now receive notifications when this school or organization closes. To configure this and other push alerts in our app, go to the “Settings” section, then tap “Notification Settings.” This will allow you to turn on or off the notifications for the school closure and other types of notifications sent by the News 5 app, such as breaking news and weather alerts. You can also set up a “Quiet Time” – notifications will be sent to your phone silently during this time.
If you would like to receive push notifications for multiple schools or organizations, you will need to subscribe to a premium account. Tap the “Save more organizations” option on the Closings and Delays section of the app for details.