ECC closed Wednesday, Thursday due to extreme temperatures


Observer staff

Elgin Community College will close campus today at 4:00 p.m. due to extreme weather conditions. ECC will remain closed on Wednesday, Jan. 30 and Thursday, Jan. 31 before reopening on Friday, Feb. 1. The school has put out announcements on its social media platforms encouraging students and staff to use its emergency alert system to stay updated on further announcements.

The National Weather Service is warning of wild chills as low at 50 to 55 degrees below zero over the next two days.

This week’s cancellations mark the fourth time since Nov. 22, 2018, that ECC has cancelled a full day’s worth of classes due to weather conditions.