Storm Central: School Closings in Homewood-Flossmoor
Several area schools have announced closings for Tuesday, March 5. Stay tuned for updates as more information becomes available.
Several area schools have already announced plans to close Tuesday ahead of what could be the year's largest snowfall.
All District 153 schools will be closed in Homewood; in Flossmoor, all District 161 schools will be closed.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that is in effect from 3 a.m. to midnight on Tuesday. Light snow is expected tonight and will become heavier Tuesday morning and throughout the day.
We can expect as much as seven to 10 inches, according to the forecast. Accumulation could reach one to two inches an hour, making snow removal difficult.
The NWS also reports that winds might reach 25 to 30 mph, increasing the possibility of large snow drifts.
We'll be updating this page throughout the storm.