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Cold Closings: What's Canceled in Oak Forest on Tuesday

Patch keeps you up to date on the schools, businesses, agencies, events and other activities that have been called off because of the threat of below-zero temperatures.

Cold Closings: What's Canceled in Oak Forest on Tuesday
The threat of below-zero temperatures and wind chills has schools in Oak Forest and around the south suburbs closing again for a second time this year. 


The National Weather Service has a wind chill warning on the area set from 3 a.m. Monday until 9 a.m. Wednesday,  with wind chills expected to be between 30 and 45 degrees below zero.

The extreme cold will follow snowfall and strong winds Sunday night that could leave about another inch of snow on the ground, with winds gusting up to 45 mph.

Driving is expected to be extremely treacherous the next two days, with the cold and blowing snow leading to frozen roads and hampered visibility at times, especially in less developed areas.

Patch will continue to update with more closings as we hear about them.


Oak Forest Park District

The following district classes and activities are canceled Tuesday, Jan. 28:
  • Funtime Preschool
  • Little Tykes Preschool
  • Dance, Ballet/Tap Combo and Ballet
  • Tumbling and Cheer Team Minis

Acorn Public Library


The library will open at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28.

School Closings

The following schools are closed Tuesday, Jan. 28, unless otherwise noted.
    • Bremen Community High School District 228
    • Consolidated High School District 230
    • Arbor Park School District 145
    • Community Consolidated School District 146
    • Forest Ridge Elementary School District 142
    • Prairie Hills Elementary School District 144
    • St. Damian School
    • St. Christopher School (Midlothian) 
    • Hope Montessori (Tinley Park)
    • St. George School (Tinley Park)
    • Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School
    • Trinity Lutheran School (Tinley Park) 
    • Christian Hills School (Orland Hills)
    • St. Michael School (Orland Park)
    • Southwest Cooperative for Special Education Sites (Oak Forest and Orland Park)
    • Governors State University
    *School-related activities also are canceled for these districts unless otherwise noted.

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