Update: Batavia Schools Cancel Some Thurs. Night Events
Waubonsee campuses close at 4:30 p.m., and hundreds of flights have been canceled. The snow is still on its way.
Rotolo Middle School canceled the following activities for Dec. 20:
- 7th Grade Cheerleading
- Wrestling Practice
- Jazz on the Plazz
All other activities previously scheduled at Rotolo will be held.
J.B. Nelson School has canceled its Winter Concert, called "Our Gift to You." The school will reschedule this performance for a future date.
"We know this will disappoint many as they have worked so hard to prepare for this event, however we felt that the safety of our families and staff is what is most important," JBN Principal Nicole Prentiss said in an online message.
All Waubonsee Community College campuses will close at 4:30 p.m.
The upcoming storm also caused many flights to be canceled. As of early Thursday afternoon, O'Hare canceled 200 flights and Midway had 150 flights dropped. This includes all Southwest Airlines flights after 4:30 p.m. at the airport.
The National Weather Service still forecasts heavy snow and winds, with a total accumulation of about 4 inches for the Batavia area. The heaviest snowfall window has been moved back one hour to 6 p.m. and lasting until 10 p.m.
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