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Closings And Cancellations: Tuesday

Diane Drake

A winter storm is making its way across northern Illinois. A Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until midnight for northern Illinois. AWinter 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

Susan is an award-winning reporter/writer at her favorite radio station. She's also WNIJ's Perspectives editor, Under Rocks contributor, and local host of All Things Considered.