Who makes the decision? Superintendent Steve Green holds the power to cancel or alter schedules for DeKalb County schools. District officials say he consults with an emergency weather team that includes members of his cabinet, and is in contact overnight with such agencies as the National Weather Service, the DeKalb County Police Department, DeKalb County Emergency Management and the Georgia State Patrol.
When is the decision made? The superintendent decides before 5 a.m.