The village of plows are out in full force as the snow continues to pile up Thursday afternoon.
Jerry Weaver, director of public works, said crews have been out since about 10 a.m. working to keep the roads clear. He said there are no real trouble spots in town as of 2 p.m., but that strong winds overnight could change that.
“Right now our biggest concern is what happens after midnight,” he said. "We'll work through the night to keep the roads clear."
As for the , Weaver said he anticipates the private firm the village hired to plow some 147 of the village’s cul-de-sacs will start their work late Thursday afternoon.
Meanwhile, all after-school activities for Thursday have been cancelled, including all athletic events. A determination if school will open Friday will be made by 6 a.m., said Kristine Liptrot, director of communications.
In Kendall County, the Sheriff’s Office is warning that county roads already are “excessively treacherous.”
“We want to advise everyone to travel only if you have to and if you do use extreme caution when driving,” said a news release from about noon. “The Sheriff’s Office has already received several reports of accidents and vehicle spin outs.”
The forecast for the next 24 hours includes a winter storm warning that is in effect until 9 a.m. Friday with up to 8-inches of accumulation and 30-40 mph winds predicted.