Weather-related announcements for Friday, January 7, 2022
A wind chill advisory remains in effect until 9:00 a.m. The National Weather Service said very cold wind chills are expected. Wind chills could reach 20 to 29 below zero. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
The Salvation Army in Galesburg is operating a warming shelter at Hawthorne Gym, 2265 Veterans Drive. The shelter will operate every night from 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. through the winter season.
The Knox County Health Department canceled today’s COVID-19 testing.
School district announcements:
- Dallas City Elementary School District 327 will be going remote today.
- The Galesburg School District is closed.
- The Illini West School District will hold remote learning.
- The La Harpe School District will hold an e-learning day. Evening activities are canceled.
- The Macomb School District will hold an e-learning day.
- West Central School District 235 canceled classes.