Homewood, Flossmoor schools remain open during cold snap (Update Jan. 9)

Homewood and Flossmoor schools buck the trend as nearly all schools in the area close due to extreme cold weather. (Updated Jan. 9 to include information from H-F High School.)

It's still cold

Cold continues, and with light snow and gusty winds predicted or Thursday afternoon and evening, travel could be treacherous.

Dangerously cold weather forecast for Tuesday night through Thursday

Not just cold. Dangerously cold. With wind, blowing snow and drifting. Wicked Wednesday.

A little snow, a lot of cold

First full week of January brings some snow, much cold to Homewood-Flossmoor area, as real winter arrives.

Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Homewood-Flossmoor area Saturday, Jan. 3. 

The forecast calls for a precipitation gumbo Saturday, with periods of snow, sleet, freezing drizzle and rain throughout the day, NWS officials said.


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