CHICAGO — Chicago Public Schools are canceled for Friday. Weather is causing CPS to close. CPS tweeted out the notice Thursday afternoon. Due to the extreme weather forecast, classes for all CPS students will be canceled on Friday, February 9. — ChicagoPublicSchools (@ChiPubSchools) February 8, 2018 A winter storm is expected to drop 10-15 inches of snow in the area by the end of the weekend. You can find a full list of school closings here.