Wind Chill Advisory: Warming Centers Open Throughout Kane County
With temperatures below zero this morning (Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017), communities throughout Kane County have announced warming centers are open.
The National Weather Center Chicago has a Wind Chill Advisory in place through 11 a.m. today, and that advisory is likely to be in extended due to the cold temperatures in the forecast.
Kane Count Forecast
- Today: Sunny and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -25. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
- Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 0. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
- Thursday: Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -6. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
- Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -4. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
- Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
- Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
- Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.
- Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
- Sunday: A chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11.
(Last updated Jan. 7, 2017)
Link: Warming Centers
- Geneva City Hall, 22 S. First St. — Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday
- Geneva Public Works Facility, 1800 South St. — Hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday
- Geneva Fire Department Headquarters, 200 East Side Drive — 24 hours (no sleeping facilities)
- Geneva Police Department Headquarters, 20 Police Plaza — 24 hours (no sleeping facilities)
- Geneva Public Library, 127 James St. — Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday , 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
- St. Charles Public Library, 1 South 6th Avenue
- Charlestowne Mall, 3800 East Main Street
- Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St. (during weekly office hours)
- St. Charles Park District Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Avenue
- Lazarus House, 214 Walnut St., offers shelter overnight, based on availability
The City of Aurora wants to make sure our residents are cool during hot temperatures and warm during cold temperatures the following eight locations are available as cooling and warming centers.
- Santori Public Library, 101 S. River Street — Hours: Mon.-Thurs.(9a-9p), Fri.-Sat.(9a-5p), Sun.(1p-5p)
- Aurora Public Library – Eola, 555 S. Eola Road — Hours: Mon.-Thurs.(9a-9p), Fri.-Sat.(9a-5p), Sun.(1p-5p)
- Aurora Public Library – West, 233 S. Constitution Drive — Hours: Mon.-Thurs. (9a-9p), Sat. (9a-5p), Sun. (1p-5p)
- Eola Community Center, 555 S. Eola Road — Hours: Mon.-Fri. (8a-9p), Sat. & Sun. (8a-5p)
- Hesed House, 659 S. River St. — Hours: Seven Days Per Week (7a-7p)
- Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave. — Hours: Mon.-Thurs. (8a-8:30p), Fri. (8a-5:30p), Sat. (8a-4p)
- Salvation Army, 437 E. Galena Blvd — Hours: Mon.-Fri. (10a-4p)
- Vaughan Athletic Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail Road — Hours: Mon-Fri (8a-8p), Sat. & Sun. (8a-4p)
CALL 630-256-4636 FOR ALL WEATHER-RELATED INQUIRIES.
SOURCE: City of Aurora news release