Area school districts are cancelling after-school activities and some businesses are closing early as heavy snow blankets McHenry County this afternoon.
A winter storm advisory is in effect for McHenry County through 9 p.m. tonight.
Below is a list of closings and cancellations for the area as of 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Patch.com will continue to update as more information becomes available.
If you know of a closure or cancellation that we missed in our list below, be sure to let the community know by posting it in the comments' section.
McHenry County College is closed for the evening due to the weather.
School District 47 in Crystal Lake has cancelled all evening events Tuesday due to the storm. Superintendent Donn Mendoza informed parents by email and the district's automatic phone messaging system that all district student and parent-related events planned for the evening have been cancelled. Parents should also expect that afternoon bus drop-off times for elementary and middle school students could be delayed today because of the severe weather, he said.
Community High School District 155: All after school activities and athletics have been cancelled.
The Dolphin Swim Club in Crystal Lake will be closing early at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Community Unit School District 300 has cancelled all school-sponsored, after-school activities for Tuesday. The school district also asked for parent's patience when it came to busing delays this afternoon.
District 158 has cancelled all school-sponsored after-school events for Tuesday.
Cary School District 26 has cancelled all after school activities and athletics.
Summers Academy of Dance in Crystal Lake has cancelled evening dance lessons.
Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters in Crystal Lake is closing at 3:30 p.m.
Thirsty Whale in Algonquin is closed for the rest of the day.
Exclusively Napa in downtown Crystal Lake has closed for the day.
The Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Algonquin has cancelled all of its religious classes and evening classes and meetings for Tuesday.
The Northwest Suburban Driving School in Algonquin and Crystal Lake — as well as several other locations throughout the suburbs — is closed Tuesday.
The Evangelical Free Church of Crystal Lake in Crystal Lake is closing early at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
First Institute of Crystal Lake in Crystal Lake is closed Tuesday.
First United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake closed preschool Tuesday, PMO is closing early and choir is cancelled.
The McHenry County Courthouse and Administration building in Woodstock is closing at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
Lord and Saviour Lutheran School in Crystal Lake is closing early at 2 p.m. Tuesday and will not be holding any evening classes or meetings.
Sources: The Emergency Closing website, school district websites, McHenry County Sheriff's Office Nixle alert