Schools, universities, museums and other organizations have canceled or made changes to the schedule of classes and activities due to the dangerous winter conditions that affect our area.
According to the latest updates on the website of Closing for Emergencies, Several schools and universities in Illinois and northwestern Indiana announced closures or changes to remote learning by Thursday.
The Chicago Public Schools have not announced any closures or changes to their regular schedule for Thursday.
The following schools report that no will offer face-to-face classes on Thursday
- Centennial School en Orland Park
- Central Middle School en Tinley Park
- Century Junior High School en Orland Park
- Distrito #100 en Berwyn
- District #103 in Lyons
- District #104 in Summit
- Distrito #122 (Ridgeland School District) en Oak Lawn
- Distrito #123 (Oaklawn/Hometown) en Oak Lawn
- Precinct #132 in Calumet Park
- Ward #168 in Sauk Village
- Distrito #169 en Ford Heights
- District #194 Steger Public Schools
- Steger Intermediate Center
- Steger Primary Center
- District #1 in Momence
- Crown Point Community School Corporation en Plano
- Columbia Central School and Steger
- District #201 in Crete
- District #207 in Peotone
- Blue Cap School on Blue Island
- Eagle Academy Christian School in Lansing (closed until Friday)
- Our Lady of Tepeyac High School in Chicago
- Cathedral of Saint Raymond School en Joliet
- St. Dennis School in Lockport
- San Pablo Apostle in Joliet
- Emmanuel Baptist Academy in Valparaíso
- Governors State University en University Park
- Joliet Junior College
- Purdue University Northwest
- Indiana University Northwest
- Kankakee Community College
Below you can check if the schools in your area have experienced changes in the schedule, just enter the name or address in the search box.
Although Wednesday’s heavy snowfall is expected to abate towards the afternoon hours, another round of snowfall is just hours away for many in the Chicago area.
For some counties, particularly in southern and northwestern Indiana, advisories will persist through Thursday as several additional inches of snow could still fall.
Forecast models suggest that snowfall will pick up after midnight in Kankakee County and northwestern Indiana, but exact tracking in the secondary part of the system is still unclear.
An additional 2 to 5 inches is possible in some places, particularly south and east of Chicago.
Kankakee County in Illinois and Lake, LaPorte, Porter, Newton and Jasper counties in northwestern Indiana remain under winter storm warnings until 6 p.m. Thursday.
According to the Department of Transportation, snow totals of between 6 and 20 inches are expected along Interstates 55, 57, 70, and 72, with the highest amounts in the Springfield, Bloomington, Champaign, and so on areas. north as Kankakee.