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Extreme Cold Update: Chicago Heights Closures

National Weather Service warns of dangerously cold temperatures; wind chill advisory will last until Wednesday.

Extreme Cold Update: Chicago Heights Closures
Updated at 3 p.m. on Jan. 27

It's hard to believe, but Monday could bring the  coldest weather so far this winter, with some parts of Chicagoland seeing wind chills as low as -50.
    In response to the potentially dangerous cold, area school districts and other organizations began announcing closures on Sunday.

    Here's a list of reported Monday closures:
    • SouthSTAR Services
    • Bloom High School District 206
    • Marian Catholic High School
    • Chicago Heights School District 170
    • Prairie State College
    • Park Forest School District 163 (School Board meeting cancelled)
    • St. Agnes School
    • St. Paul's Lutheran
    • Saukview School
    • Speed District Independence High School 
    • Speed District Independence Elementary School
    • Speed District Early Learning Center
    • Speed District Special Ed
    • Our Other House Daycare
    • Program for Adaptive Learning
    • R.I.S.E. Alternative School
    • CEDA Head Start at St. James
    • Homewood Christian Academy
    • Olympia Fields Park District
    • Flossmoor School District 161
    Monday Warming Center
    • The Chicago Heights Public Library will open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday only as a warming center. No library services such as media check-out or computer access will be available.
    Tuesday Openings
    • SouthSTAR Services will be open. Buss service will not be running.
    Tuesday Closures
    • Bloom High School District 206
    • Chicago Heights School District 170
    • Olympia Fields Park District
    • Saukview School
    • St. Agnes School
    • South Suburban Humane Society
    Additional Weather-related Changes
    • Bloom District 206 will have a late start on Wednesday
    • South Suburban Humane Society will open at noon on Wednesday

    For more closings, visit the Emergency Closing Center.

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