University housing to open dorms a day early

By Staff Report, News Desk

University Housing will be opening the residence halls at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, instead of Saturday morning, due to major storms forecasted in northern Illinois. 

Trueblood dining hall will be serving an evening meal Friday from 4-6 p.m. to accommodate early arrivals, according to a post on University Housing’s Instagram account.

According to the National Weather Service, a large multi-hazard storm is forecast to impact the Plains and Midwest starting Thursday evening and widespread severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and tornadoes are expected across the South.

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Heavy rain and flooding are possible from the Plains to the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys.

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