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WEATHER ALERT: Icy conditions in the forecast.

Update: Low water pressure forces Danville Schools and Community College to close for the day

Updated at 1:50 p.m.

Administrators at Danville Area Community College cancelled classes for the rest of the day due to low water pressure, according to a statement. Students, staff, and faculty were asked to leave by 1:30 p.m. 


Updated at 10:23 a.m.

The Danville School District 118 dismissed classes early on Thursday “due to water challenges in our community,” according to a statement. The school sent the following dismissal schedule:

  • 10:30 a.m. – Danville High School and Kenneth D. Bailey academy
  • 11:15 a.m. – Morning Pre-K and Elementary school students
  • Noon – North Ridge and South View Schools
  • After Pre-K classes are canceled.

The district of almost 5,000 students says it does not know when water conditions will improve.

The Boys & Girls Club says it will now be open early today for our Club kids and First Student will be busing them there.

Reginald Hardwick

Reginald Hardwick

Reginald Hardwick is the News & Public Affairs Director for the Illinois Newsroom. He started at WILL in October of 2019 after serving as News Director for WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan. Previously, he was a news producer and manager at the NBC station in Dallas, where he won 7 Emmy awards. Born in Vietnam, Reginald is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. Email: rh14@illinois.edu Twitter: @RNewsWILL

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