It's official: it's really cold outside.
A winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Monday for Yorkville and much of the Chicago area, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service says there may be some additional snow also this evening, with widespread blowing snow after midnight and gusts of up to 25 mph. Wind chill values could reach as low as -24.
The winds will also drive down wind chills and a wind chill warning will be in effect from 3 a.m. Monday through 9 a.m. Wednesday. Wind chill values could be between -35 to -45 degrees during this period. By Monday night, wind chills could drop as low as -50 degrees in the Chicago area, according to AccuWeather.
Oswego 308 has cancelled school on Monday, Jan. 27 due to the extremely cold temperatures, according to their website.
All School District 308 meetings, events and programs are cancelled, and schools, offices and buildings are closed.
Other area closings on Monday, Jan. 27 include:
- Oswego Senior Center
- The Oswegoland Park District's Kid's Connection and As We Go Preschool program have been cancelled due to 308's cancellation. All classes have been cancelled. Buildings will be open.
- Kendall Area Transit will only be providing restricted dial-a-ride service on Monday. Park and ride services will operate as scheduled.
- Oswego YMCA will be open from 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Classes during those times will continue as normal.
- All Waubonsee Community College classes are cancelled.
- All Aurora University classess are cancelled.