CHICAGO (CBS) – Chicago Public Schools plans to hold classes as usual Wednesday despite a major snowstorm hitting the area.
CPS said late Tuesday that its staff is monitoring the situation in case changes are needed, but as of Tuesday night, the plan was to hold classes on Wednesday.
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Many public school districts in the suburbs and private schools and elementary schools in both the city and the suburbs have canceled classes on Wednesday.
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A winter storm warning began Tuesday night for large parts of the area – including the city of Chicago and northwestern Indiana.
The snow will increase Tuesday night and will be widespread over the warning and warning area overnight. Heavy areas with snow will be likely, especially for areas south and southeast of downtown Chicago.
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The city could see totals in the range of 7 to 10 inches.