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Snowy Weather Prompts Cancellations

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Snowy University Ave. along the northern campus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on February 15, 2021.

URBANA — Central Illinois is under a Winter Storm Warning until 6 AM Tuesday, with snow accumulation forecast to total six to ten inches. Here’s a list of weather-related closings and cancellations:

TUESDAY CLOSINGS: 

Krannert Art Museum: Due to the weather, Krannert Art Museum is opening late at 1pm Tuesday.

Urbana Park District: Due to the weather, Urbana Park District will be closed all day Tuesday, February 16. Follow Urbana Park District on social media for any re-opening information.

City of Urbana: Due to extreme winter weather conditions, the City of Urbana facilities are closed today, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Non-essential employees are instructed to remain home. Essential services such as police, fire, and public works will remain open.

Danville Mass Transit: Danville Mass Transit bus service is closed for the remainder of the day. Unpredictable road conditions are causing us to cancel service. Pending road and weather conditions, we will resume service Wednesday, February 17.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda School District CUSD #10: PBL school facilities will be closed Tuesday, and students will attend via remote learning. 

St. Matthew School, Champaign: School Closed on 2/16/21 due to weather conditions.

St. Joseph/Ogden schools: St. Joseph Grade and Middle School, Prairieview Ogden School and St. Joseph Ogden High School are closed Tuesday.

Westville School District: Closed Tuesday February 16 due to inclement weather. There will be no remote learning. Food distribution for remote learners will move to Thursday February 18.

Mahomet-Seymour School District: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 will be a fully remote learning day for all of our students due to forecasted weather and road conditions.

Parkland College: Parkland College in Champaign will remain closed on Tuesday, February 16. All classes, programs, and services, including remote classes, have been cancelled and access roads may be limited. Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities may resume at noon. 

Danville Area Community College: DACC campuses in Danville and Hoopeston are closed, Tuesday, Feb. 16, including the Child Development Center. Online classes will meet as scheduled.

Lake Land College, Mattoon: All Lake Land College locations are closed for Tuesday Feb. 16.

Richland Community College, Decatur: Tuesday in-person clinicals/labs are canceled or moved online due to weather. Online and virtual instruction continues as scheduled. The Richland campus is open with maintenance and security. But staff are asked to work remotely. The Richland college bookstore is closed.

Millikin University: Normal campus operations at Millikin University in Decatur will remain suspended on Tuesday, February 16. In-person classes are canceled; online and virtual classes and meetings will continue. The university expects to resume regular classes on Wednesday, weather permitting.

Urbana School District 116: In-person classes are canceled Tuesday. Only Remote Learning classes will be held.

Champaign Unit 4 School District: Unit 4 will have a full remote instructional day on Tuesday. Students and PreK-12 staff should follow the Monday Full Remote Instructional Schedule.  Athletic updates will be provided by the coaching staff as appropriate. Tuesday night’s virtual open houses for Choice will be rescheduled.

Monticello Unit 25 School District: Monticello schools will hold a Remote Learning Day on Tuesday, February 16, holding all classes remotely, due to the winter weather. 

Danville School District 118: Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 16.  It is a traditional snow day. Food distribution is rescheduled for Thursday, February 17.  The times are the same.

Academy High, Champaign: Due to inclement weather and the forecast of significant additional snow overnight, school will be closed tomorrow, February 16th.  All classes will be held online.

Mattoon Community Unit School District 2: All school district buildings are closed Tuesday, Feb. 16. Students will engage in remote learning.

LifeSpan Center: The Coles County Council on Aging’s LifeSpan Center is closed Tuesday. In addition, Dial-A Ride service for Coles and Douglas Counties is also closed.

Macon County Health Department: The Macon County Health Department office in Decatur will be closed to the public on Tuesday, February 16th due to inclement weather. Those who have questions regarding the 2nd dose clinics taking place on Thursday, February 18th or Friday, February 19th may call (217) 718-6205.

Danville Public Library: Danville Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The Library Board of Trustees meeting will be held virtually as scheduled at 4:00 p.m.

Champaign Public Library: The library remains closed Tuesday, but book returns are open. Webinars and storytime broadcasts will continue as planned.

Danville City Buildings: All Danville city buildings will remain closed on Tuesday, February 15. The Danville City Council meeting will take place virtually, as scheduled, at 6 p.m. Garbage pickup in Danville has been delayed by one day (if your pickup is normally Tuesday, it will delayed to Wednesday, etc.).

Vermilion County Government Buildings: Vermilion County govt. buildings are closed Tuesday, and will reopen on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Champaign County Buildings: “Out of an abundance of caution for our employees and visitors, the Champaign County Sheriff is announcing the CLOSURE of the Champaign County Courthouse, Sheriff’s Office Administrative Offices, and Champaign County Brookens Administrative Building for Tuesday, February 16, 2021.” – Sheriff Dustin Heuerman

Macon County Health Department: The Macon County Health Department will be closed to the public on Tuesday, February 16th due to inclement weather. Those who have questions regarding the 2nd dose clinics taking place on Thursday, February 18th or Friday, February 19th may call (217) 718-6205.

 

MONDAY CLOSINGS:

Urbana Park District: Urbana Park District will close its facilities 3 p.m., Monday, February 15. The park district tentatively plans on re-opening facilities Tuesday, February 16, at 10 a.m. The Park District will send further advisories Tuesday once leadership makes a final re-opening decision.

Parkland College: Due to the projected weather forecast, Parkland College in Champaign is closed Monday, as of 2 p.m., and will remain closed through Tuesday, February 16. All classes, programs, and services, including remote classes, have been cancelled and access roads may be limited.     

Urbana City Building: As of 2 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2021, the City of Urbana building is closed due to the winter storm. The Urbana Public Works front office is also closed. In addition to the closings, the Urbana City Council meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday night, February 15, has been rescheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, 2021 due to inclement weather. Go here to see the details for the rescheduled meeting: https://urbanaillinois.us/node/9075.

Common Ground Food Co-Op: Due to the poor weather conditions, Common Ground Food Co-Op in Urbana will be closing at 2:00pm today, February 15th. The Co-op will also open late at 10:00am tomorrow, February 16th. 

Danville City Buildings Closing At Noon Monday:  Due to dangerously low temperatures and an anticipated onslaught of additional hazardous snow conditions, all City Buildings will close to the public at noon Monday. 

Mahomet Public Library: “The library is closed Monday, February 15, due to weather conditions.”

Urbana Landscape Recycling Center: “The Landscape Recycling Center (LRC) will be temporarily closed effectively immediately until further notice due to inclement weather.  LRC staff will be temporarily reassigned to snow removal activities.  The LRC will provide further communications as to when the facility will reopen.”

Decatur Public Library: “The Decatur Public Library will be closed Monday, February 15 due to the inclement weather. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding. Everyone stay safe and warm today!”

Museum of the Grand Prairie & Champaign County Forest Preserves: ” @ChampCoForest will remain closed Monday, including Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve where the museum is located. Check back later for information about closures on Tuesday. This notice covers Homer Lake, Lake of the Woods, Middle Fork River, River Bend, and Sangamon River Forest Preserves, as well as remote sites.”

Champaign Public Library: “Due to the winter storm and wind chill, the Champaign Public Library and Douglass Branch will be closed Monday, February 15. Book returns remain open.?

Millikin University, Decatur: “Millikin University has suspended normal campus operations for Monday, Feb. 15, due to inclement weather. Administrative offices will be closed, and all scheduled in-person classes, events, practices and meetings are canceled. Virtual/online classes and meetings will take place on Monday, Feb. 15.”

Monticello High School Athletics:All athletic events and practices for the Sages are cancelled for today, Monday 2/15 based on the winter storm warning bringing a two part snow storm along with temperatures.

Lakeview College of Nursing, Danville: “Due to the inclement weather, we will be operating today as a College Remote Day. This means that administration, faculty, and staff will work remotely. Classes will use synchronous learning. Clinicals will be done online or made up as instructed by the Dean of Nursing. Stay safe and warm!”

Eastern Illinois University: All classes scheduled for Monday, Feb. 15, are cancelled. The university will remain open; non-essential employees should use their own discretion in determining whether to travel to their assigned duty locations. 

Lake Land College: Lake Land College in Mattoon is closed Monday, due to the weather.

Danville Mass Transit: Danville-Champaign bus run: UPDATE 8:06 AM: “Due to an anticipated decline in weather conditions, our Danville-Champaign runs have been canceled for the rest of Monday, Feb. 15th. We will be accessing the weather conditions and keeping you updated on further service disruptions as they occur.”

Danville Public Library: Danville Public Library will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021 due to the forecasted cold and snow accumulation.

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