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Dozens of Schools Close Ahead of Dangerous Cold

Several schools in the Chicago area will be closed or have delayed start times on Monday as dangerously cold temperatures have already manifested. 

By Sunday night, dozens of schools reported late openings or full closures due to intense weather conditions.

FULL LIST OF SCHOOL CLOSINGS HERE

A Winter Weather Advisory issued for DeKalb and LaSalle counties from 6 p.m. Sunday and for Kane, DuPage, Cook, Grundy, Kendall, and Will counties in Illinois; Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties in Indiana starting at 9 p.m. Sunday, all in effect until 6 p.m. Monday.

In addition, beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday, a Winter Storm Warning will go into effect in Lake and McHenry counties in Illinois, as well as Kenosha County in Wisconsin.

Heavy snow will begin to fall late Sunday in those areas, with up to 9 inches possible in some areas.

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The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes, the National Weather Service said.

Here's a look at some of the schools announcing closures as part of the winter weather:

WASHINGTON SCHOOL HARVARD: CLOSED

ALAN B. SHEPARD HIGH SCHOOL PALOS HEIGHTS: OPENING LATE (9 a.m.)

ALDEN-HEBRON DIST #19 -HEBRON ILLINOIS HEBRON: CLOSED

ALGONQUIN ROAD SCHOOL FOX RIVER GROVE: CLOSED

ALLENDALE SCHOOL - LINC WOODSTOCK: CLOSED

 BRIARGATE SCHOOL CARY: CLOSED

BUSH SCHOOL JOHNSBURG: CLOSED

CAMBRIDGE LAKES LEARNING CENTER PINGREE GROVE: CLOSED

CANTERBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CRYSTAL LAKE: CLOSED

CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL-MUNDELEIN MUNDELEIN: CLOSED

CARY JR. HIGH CARY: CLOSED

CHESAK SCHOOL LAKE IN THE HILLS: CLOSED

CHILDREN'S HOUSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL DUNDEE: CLOSED

CHRISTIAN LIFE PRESCHOOL KENOSHA: CLOSED

CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY SYCAMORE: CLOSED

COVENTRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CRYSTAL LAKE: CLOSED

CREEKSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL WOODSTOCK: CLOSED

DEAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WOODSTOCK: CLOSED

Click here for a full list of school closings and cancellations.

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