A winter storm is making its way across northern Illinois. A Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until midnight for northern Illinois. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for McHenry and Lake Counties, where 6 to 10 inches of snow are expected overnight. Forecasters say strong winds will also make travel difficult at times. As a result, some schools, colleges, and businesses are closed today.
Here is the list of closings:
Colleges and Universities
Northern Illinois University and all of its campuses close at 5:00
Illinois Valley Community College closes at 3:00
Highland Community College – night classes cancelled
Kishwaukee College will close at 1 p.m.
Rasmussen College – night classes cancelled
Rockford College closes at 3:00. All activities on campus are canceled.
Rockford Career College closes at 5:00.
Rock Valley College – night classes are cancelled
Sauk Valley College will close at 2:00: all events canceled
Amboy School District – closing early, no after school activities
Belvidere – no after school activities
Boone/Winnebago Regional Alternative Schools – afternoon activities canceled
DeKalb School District -- after-school activities are cancelled. Sports events may be affected as well. Contact school principals for more information.
Rockford School District – no afterschool activities
Rochelle - no after school activities
Sterling School District – activities canceled
Sycamore School District – no after school activities
Woodstock School District – no after school activities
DeKalb Clinic - closes at 3:00 pm
NAMI-Sauk Valley – tonight’s meeting canceled
NW Illinois Audubon Society – night hike canceled
Creston-Dement Public Library – closing at 1:00
Oregon Public Library – closing at 4:00
Klehm Arboretum is closed for the rest of the day
Midway Village Museum Center – closing at 2:00
Riverfront Museum Park – closing at 6:00
Rockford Public Library – all locations are closing at 4:00
Ida Public Library – closing at 4:30
Egyptian Theatre – “Gone With The Wind” moved to Wednesday evening.
DeKalb Public Library closes at 4:00 pm
Rockford Park District – many events have been canceled tonight, including a number of basketball games. Also, the Indoor Sports Center closes at 5
Stateline Mac Users Group – tonight’s meeting has been moved to next Tuesday