As this extreme cold sinks its teeth into Northern Illinois, in addition to schools, many are now choosing to cancel events and close businesses. This list updates frequently.

While we all wish we could just fast-forward to Friday and a weekend with 40 degree temperatures, we must first survive dangerous cold. If it doesn't involve Netflix and hot cocoa, it almost seems like you shouldn't do it. This Closing & Delay list from 13 WREX.com is continuously updated every hour to make sure you know what is and isn't available throughout this cold spell.

For more information on businesses and services that are open, click here.