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Posted on: December 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Winter Storm Alert for December 22-25

A map of a winter storm that will start December 22.

The winter storm forecast this week includes snow, wind, and life-threatening cold. Here's what we know so far:

The winter storm forecast this week includes snow, wind and life threatening cold. Here’s what we know so far:

• Snow will start in the western part of the state Thursday morning and move into our area after 12:00 p.m., Thursday afternoon.

• Snow is predicted to continue through Thursday afternoon into Thursday night, possibly Friday morning.

• Strong winds will pick up Thursday afternoon, with gusts of 35–45 mph that will continue into Thursday night.

• The strongest winds will start late Thursday night, around 11:00 p.m. or midnight and continue through Friday evening. Gusts will be between 50–55 mph.

• The coldest wind chills will most likely be Friday at -25 to  -35. It only takes 10 to 25 minutes of exposure to get frostbite at these negative temperatures.

• The cold will continue into Sunday.

• Depending on location, there could be accumulation of 2 to 8 inches of snow.

Warrenville Warming Center Information: The Warrenville Park District Recreation Center (3S260 Warren Avenue) is a designated Warming Center with operating hours listed below.*

Monday through Thursday: 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  

Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday:  8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The park district will close at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 24 and remain closed Sunday, December 25 for Christmas. Anyone who needs overnight accommodations should call the Police Department non-emergency telephone number, (630) 393-2131, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., or dial 9-1-1 after regular business hours, and ask to speak with an on-duty Sergeant or Corporal.

Get more information on warming centers, parking bans, and other winter weather issues at:

The City also has procedures for snow removal, prioritizing primary streets. The City prohibits parking on the street for a period of twenty four (24) hours after the accumulation of two inches (2") or more of snow, or until the street or roadway has been cleared of snow. Learn more at:

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