Mokena is going into a deep freeze.
The National Weather Service is predicting a high of -16 degrees on Monday, with wind chills between -40 and -50 degrees. Tuesday isn’t looking much better with a high of 0 degrees and 15 mph winds.
As a result, local schools announced closures.
All Lincoln-Way 210 schools will be closed and all scheduled extra curricular activities will be cancelled on Monday, according to LWay210 Superintendent R. Scott Tingley.
The following schools also will be cancelled on Monday:
- Immanuel Lutheran Preschool
- Noonan Elementary Academy
- St. Mary School
- Rasmussen College
- Mokena Montessori
The Mokena Community Park District cancelled the following programs:
- All By Myself
- Play School
- Young Artists
- Youth basketball practices
The Oaks Fitness Center will be open during normal hours Monday. The Mokena Public Library is closed Monday.
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- Find out about Mokena warming centers and snow removal street parking rules on the village website.
Keep track of the weather with our interactive map above.