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Winter Weather: Plainfield Police Dept. Serves as Warming Center

You can stay up to date with road conditions by following the Plainfield Public Works Department on Facebook and Twitter.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
The village is reminding residents that the Plainfield Police Department, 14300 Coil Plus Dr., is available for those in need of a warming shelter. Anyone in need of assistance should call the non-emergency number at the Police Department at 815-436-2341, unless the situation dictates calling 9-1-1.

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25.

The National Weather Service is warning motorists of windy conditions with gusts of up to 35 mph that could lead to blowing and drifting of snow, especially in open areas. Illinois State Police have already shut down a section of Route 52 due to whiteout conditions.


Snow could start falling Friday night, with accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.

Saturday's forecast calls for patchy, blowing snow, wind gusts of up to 25 mph and wind chills as low as -10.

There's a 50 percent chance of snow Sunday. Expect a high near 25 degrees and wind gusts of up to 30 mph.

Monday will be cold, with a low around -17. Tuesday won't be much warmer, with a low of -11. 

Following the situation online

Just a reminder... For updates on plowing during a snow event, follow the Village's Public Works Department on Facebook (Plainfield, IL Public Works) and/or Twitter (@PlainfieldILPW). The Village also has a hotline for snowplowing updates: 815-609-6145.

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