The honcho of Chicago's Emergency Management has told the Sun Times, "If you can stay indoors. Please do so. Everyday activities may not be feasible." Indeed. Here now, a list of things that are closed today. We'll be adding to it all day so if you see something we missed, email us or leave a comment.
CLOSED FOR DEEP FREEZE:
Chicago Public Schools
University of Chicago
the Museum of Science and Industry
the Adler Planetarium
the Shedd Aquarium
Chicago Children's Museum
ALLOWED TO WORK FROM HOME
Chicago Sun-Times Employees
Hopefully you, dear reader
REPORTING TO WORK/FROZEN HELL
Cook County Circuit Courts employees, but note: no jail visitation.
The Cook County Sheriff announced that jail inmates who were scheduled for release Monday, but have no warm place to go, will be allowed to keep hanging out in jail until the outside world feel less like frozen prison.
· Reading of minus 16 breaks record low temperature [Chicago Sun Times]