Extreme Cold: School Closings Impacting Shorewood

Classes are canceled for many Shorewood 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 Shorewood area:

  • Troy District 30-C 
  • Minooka District 201
  • Plainfield District 202
  • Joliet Township District 204
  • Minooka High School
  • Joliet Junior College

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


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