Hundreds of Chicago-Area Schools Close Due to Snowstorm - NBC Chicago

Hundreds of Chicago-Area Schools Close Due to Snowstorm



    Chicago Weather Forecast: Storm Pulls Away

    NBC Storm Team 5 meteorologist Andy Avalos has your latest forecast update.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 26, 2018)

    For a FULL list of school closures, you can visit the following link: Emergency Closing Center.

    With heavy snow falling across the Chicago area, a slew of suburban school districts announced that they will cancel classes on Monday. 

    Some of the major districts closed for the day include: 

    Alsip District 126

    Arlington Heights (All Districts) 

    Aurora District 131

    Batavia District 101

    Winter Weather Wallops Chicago Area

    [CHI] Winter Weather Wallops Chicago Area

    A winter snowstorm blanketed the Chicago area overnight, including in Park Ridge, where Lexi Sutter has a look at some of the damage. 

    (Published Monday, Nov. 26, 2018)

    Buffalo Grove District 96

    Cary District 26

    Darien District 61 and 63

    Cook County Under Lakeshore Flood Warning

    [CHI] Cook County Under Lakeshore Flood Warning

    Cook County was under a Lakeshore Flood Warning through 12 p.m. Monday, according to the NWS,with high water and strong wind gusts creating massive and dangerous waves. Sandra Torres reports.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 26, 2018)

    Fox River Grove District 3

    Hebron District 19

    Johnsburg District 12

    Joliet Districts 204 (High School) and 86 (Public schools) 

    Lake Forest Elementary School District 67 and Lake Forest High School District 115

    Lemont District 113

    Oak Lawn Districts 122 and 123

    Oswego District 308

    Palos Hills District 117

    Palos Park District 118

    Plainfield School Districts 30 and 202

    Peotone District 207

    Richmond Districts 2 and 157

    Riverside Brookfield High School

    Round Lake District 116 

    St. Charles District 303

    Schaumburg District 54

    Tinley Park Districts 140 and 146

    Vernon Hills District 128

    Villa Park District 45

    Wauconda District 118

    Woodridge District 68 

    Woodstock District 200 

    Yorkville District 115

    Chicago Public Schools were monitoring forecasts as a winter storm pelts the area, but planned to have school buildings open on Monday for classes, the district announced Sunday evening.

    “CPS and the city of Chicago are closely monitoring the weather to ensure classes can safely resume tomorrow,” the district said on social media. “Based on the current forecast, school will be in session as scheduled.”

    Some area universities were impacted as well, with Northern Illinois University in DeKalb planning to open at 10 a.m. Monday morning, while the Universal Technical Institute in Lisle canceled morning classes, but will have evening classes as scheduled.

    For a full list of school closures, you can visit the Emergency Closing Center’s website, or stay tuned to NBC 5 Chicago.

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