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Cook County, local warming centers open as bitter cold arrives

Bitterly cold temperatures were expected to enter the region late Thursday afternoon and last through much of next week, prompting the opening of warming centers for those who need shelter.

The high temperature on Friday is expected to be 16, and the predicted high for the next two days will drop further. The high on Sunday is expected to be 8.

Wind chill values Friday night will be -9 degrees.

In Flossmoor, the police department lobby is open 24-hours as a warming center. If too many people seek shelter to allow for . . .

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