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Wednesday’s forecast is for a high of minus 6 degrees, with wind chills ranging as high as minus 35.
Champaign Unit 4 and Urbana District 116 have announced they’ll be closed on Wednesday.
In Unit 4, only essential personnel Group 2 should report. All evening activities on Wednesday are canceled.
The City of Champaign released a statement saying its facilities will be closed: “In order to maintain employee safety and to focus on emergency services during the forecasted extreme temperatures, City of Champaign facilities will be closed to the public for routine operations on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. This includes the City Building, the Champaign Public Library and the Public Works facility. All emergency services will continue to fully operate. A decision about possibly extending the closure into Thursday will be made by 5 p.m. Wednesday.”
Champaign Park District facilities will be closed Wed, Jan 30. All facilities will operate on reduced hours on Thurs, Jan 31, resuming at 9am. No facility or program will run later than 9pm. For the Champaign Park District latest updates, please visit http://bit.ly/RainoutLineCU.
Parkland College (all facilities and grounds) will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, through Wednesday, January 30.
In Urbana District 116, all evening activities for today and Wednesday are canceled. All offices will close today at 4 p.m.
The Urbana Park District will close tonight at 7 p.m. All programs and activities will not resume until noon Thursday.
The City of Urbana non-essential offices are closed: “The City of Urbana Mayor, Diane Wolfe Marlin, has decided that non-essential City offices will close at 5 p.m. today, January 29, 2019 and will remain closed through Wednesday, January 30, 2019 due to forecasted extreme temperatures. City offices will reopen as regularly scheduled on Thursday, January 31, 2019.”
The Urbana Free Library will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Mahomet-Seymour Schools and Unit 7 are among the other Champaign County schools that will be closed Wednesday.
The University of Illinois announced that as of Tuesday at 6 p.m. all classes this evening will be canceled, along with those scheduled for all day Wednesday. The campus will remain open.
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