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Flood watch issued into Tuesday morning

Catherine Henderson, Assistant City Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Rain and fluctuating temperatures have led Evanston city officials to prepare for flooding. The Chicago area may see 1 to 2 inches of rain through Wednesday, according to NBC Chicago. The National Weather Service Chicago has...

District 65 schools to close Thursday due to extreme cold

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

February 18, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 has announced that all schools and centers will be closed Thursday, Feb. 19, due to extreme cold weather conditions. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory that will remain...

District 65 schools, Evanston Township High School closed Wednesday

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 6, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston Township High School and schools and centers in Evanston/Skokie School District 65 will close Wednesday due to below-freezing temperatures with extreme wind chills, ETHS and District 65 announced Tuesday. The National...

Northwestern recognized for emergency readiness

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

February 4, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus

The National Weather Service presented Northwestern with a special award last week for a high level of emergency preparedness for storm-related crises.  University Police and other NU leaders were presented Jan. 28 with a plaque and a "St...

Before you leave: What you need to know

Rosalie Chan, Jeanne Kuang, and Patrick Svitek

November 26, 2013

Filed under City, Local

NU Shuttles, SafeRide change hours NU Shuttles and SafeRide are adjusting their schedules for Thanksgiving break. The Evanston Loop and Campus Loop shuttles will not run Thursday through Saturday. Normal hours will start...

Storm brings minimal damage to Evanston, officials say

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

November 17, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston escaped the brunt of a Sunday afternoon storm that brought fatal tornadoes to other parts of Illinois. At one point, the National Weather Service put the Evanston area under several advisories: severe thunderstorm,...

Updated: Evanston issues heat advisory, opens cooling sites

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 17, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Evanston Health Department declared a heat advisory this afternoon, citing a heat index that could reach 105 degrees Thursday and Friday. The city opened eight public cooling centers in response to the heat wave. They will...