Tag: Weather

County offers tips to handle heat; cooling centers open

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Cook County from noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, predicting heat indices from 102 to 108 degrees. The County’s Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) offers the following tips to help residents stay safe: Stay hydrated[Read More…]

3/8/2021 | What You Need to Know This Week

CALUMET COUNTRY CLUB REZONING – Homewood trustees will consider four measures Tuesday night that would enable an industrial redevelopment project on the golf course. The Planning and Zoning Commission sent the proposed rezoning requests to the board without an affirmative recommendation. More info at hfchronicle.com. CAUTION ON THE TRAILS – Izaak Walton[Read More…]

Snow, near record cold expected Sunday night through Tuesday

Wintery weather is expected to make an early appearance as rain turns to snow Sunday night, followed by a snowy and cold Veterans Day. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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Saturday’s soggy weather closes viaduct

The downpour Saturday evening closed the DixieHighway viaduct in Homewood and forced driversin Flossmoor to use only one lane of theFlossmoor Road viaduct.   You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Weather service warns of weekend heat wave

The pleasant weather Thursday morning — bright and cool, with temperatures still in the upper 50s by 7 a.m. — will not last long. The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat watch beginning Saturday and extending through Monday. The forecast calls for a “dangerous combination of high heat and humidity.”Afternoon highs during[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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