Extreme Cold: School Closings Impacting Darien

Classes are canceled for area students.

The severe winter weather is back.

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Monday for Montgomery and much of the Chicago area, according to the National Weather Service.

The National Weather Service says there may be some additional snow also this evening, with widespread blowing snow after midnight and gusts of up to 25 mph. Wind chill values could reach as low as -24.

The winds will also drive down wind chills and a wind chill warning will be in effect from 3 a.m. Monday through 9 a.m. Wednesday. Wind chill values could be between -35 to -45 degrees during this period. By Monday night, wind chills could drop as low as -50 degrees in the Chicago area, according to the weather service.

Here's a list of posted school closings affecting the Darien area:

  • District 61
  • Hinsdale South High School
  • District 99 (North High and South High)
  • Cass District 63

Know about any other closings? Tell us in the comments. 


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