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Students walk across the snowy NIU campus
NIU campus locations and offices are open for normally scheduled activities. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for moderate to heavy snow and blowing snow for NIU-Naperville (DuPage County) and NIU-Hoffman Estates (Cook County) until 9 a.m. CST Friday. NIU’s main campus in DeKalb, as well as NIU-Rockford and the Lorado Taft Field Campus remain under...
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Because of this week’s excessive heat, the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Concert in the Park will be performed indoors tonight at the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The free concert begins at 8 p.m., and the auditorium is accessible to all. Signs have been modified at Hopkins Park to alert and direct...
Photo of a storm
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for central DeKalb County until 2:45 p.m. At 1:44 p.m., the National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. This storm was located near Shabbona and moving east at 10 mph. Locations impacted include DeKalb and Cortland. Heavy rains flood roads...
It’s safe to say NIU students Adam Turchioe of Wheaton and Phillip Jagielo of Westmont are on cloud nine. The pair of meteorology students landed internships with arguably the most respected weatherman in the business: Tom Skilling of WGN-TV, WGN Radio 720 and Chicago Tribune fame. Turchioe, a junior, and Jagielo, a senior, have worked behind...
Gilbert Sebenste
  Had Dorothy left her Kansas home for the secure, StormReady confines of NIU, she would have had no need to fear the twister that whirled through her quaint rural town before sending her to Oz. For the ninth consecutive year, NIU has been certified as a StormReady University by the National Weather Service for...
Photo of a tornado
At 10 a.m. today, the National Weather Service will conduct its annual statewide tornado drill. As part of the drill: Your NOAA All-Hazards radio will go off for this test. The tornado warning that is issued will clearly state that it is a test. For those on NIU Weather e-mail lists, you’ll get the test...
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NIU Today — your guide to what’s going on campus and in the campus community — has unveiled several changes to its homepage for the spring semester. Among new features along the right column: A Huskie Bus Tracker link Local Google weather A customized tab box including Latest News, Popular and Tags Randomly selected videos Other new additions include a photo...
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Current Weather Status Last Updated: 12/15/10 NIU campus locations and offices are open for normally scheduled activities. During these winter months, all students, faculty and staff are urged to use caution and personal judgment in their travels to and from campus and to dress appropriately for protection against low temperatures and wind chills. This message will...
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