Winter Weather

Salvador Reyes, of Hammond, uses a snowblower to remove snow from a neighbor's driveway on Friday.

Kale Wilk, The Times

The following schools, businesses and services will be closed or will open late. Check back frequently with for updates.

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Here's a look at the schools that will be closed or will have delayed starts today. Check back here for updates as we learn of more school closures and delays in the Region


American Legion Allied Post #369, East Chicago — Sunday bingo canceled

Andrean High School, Merrillville — Closed

Forest Ridge Academy, Schererville — No PSAT8/9 testing Saturday or Sunday

Immanuel United Church of Christ, Highland — Community dinner canceled

Indiana University Northwest, Gary — Closed

Ivy Tech Community College - Gary, East Chicago and Crown Point campuses — Closed

Mizpah Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Gary — No morning service

Paul Mitchell the School, Merrillville — Closed

Purdue University Northwest, Hammond campus — Closed

The Salvation Army Munster — Closed

Sylvan Learning Center, Merrillville — Closed

Sylvan Learning Center, Schererville — Closed

Whiting Public Library — Opening on two-hour delay at 11 a.m.


Ivy Tech Community College - LaPorte and Michigan City campuses — Closed

Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City — Closed Saturday and Sunday

Purdue University Northwest, Westville campus — Closed


Ivy Tech Community College - Valparaiso campus — Closed

Valparaiso University — Operations closed until 3:30 p.m. Saturday



UPDATED: Map: Local Warming Centers

Communities in the Region may be offering warming centers due to the frigid temperatures. These locations have been used in the past as warming centers, but be sure to call ahead to verify hours. Are we missing a location? Is a listed location no longer valid? Email our editors at