Severe Weather Safety

Westmont Area Warming & Cooling Centers

The Village of Westmont encourages residents to be prepared for excessive cold during the winter months and excessive heat during the summer months. Please stay safe. Listed below is information and links regarding severe weather safety as well as listings for various warming and cooling centers in our area. Please be sure to call a warming and cooling centers before going to a location to confirm that they are open.

Winter Weather Safety

Severe winter weather can include freezing rains, blizzards, and severe cold. Below are links containing excellent information regarding various winter weather hazards and how people can prepare for these situations.

Red Cross Winter Storm Info (PDF)

National Weather Service Winter Storm Info

Protect DuPage Website

Westmont Warming Centers 

**Please be sure to call a cooling center before going to one, as some are only open during emergencies, such as large-scale power outages or thier hours have changed due to COVID-19

Westmont Police and Fire Department - 500 N. Cass Avenue
(630) 981-6300 - Non-emergency number
*Use the red phone inside the vestibule if visiting after business hours, dispatch will contact an officer to open vestibule. 

Westmont Fire Department - 6015 S. Cass Avenue
(630) 981-6400 - Non-emergency number
Available 24/7
*Ring bell at the main entrance if visiting after business hours

Westmont Public Library - 428 N. Cass Avenue
(630) 869-6150
*During business hours only.

Find additional DuPage County Warming Center locations and information

Cooling Centers

Westmont

Westmont Police and Fire Department - 500 N. Cass Avenue
(630) 981-6300 - Non-emergency number
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Use the callbox to contact dispatch during off-hours.

Westmont Fire Department - 6015 S. Cass Avenue
(630) 981-6400 - Non-emergency number
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Westmont Public Library - 428 N. Cass Avenue
(630) 869-6150
*During business hours only.

Clarendon Hills

Clarendon Hills Police Department - 448 Park Avenue
(630) 286-5460 Non-Emergency number:
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Clarendon Hills Fire Department - 316 Park Avenue
(630) 286-5430 Non-Emergency number
Open 24 hours/7 days a week

Clarendon Hills Public Library - 7 North Prospect Avenue
(630) 323-8188
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Hinsdale

Hinsdale Police & Fire Building -121 Symonds Drive
(630) 789-7070 - Non-Emergency number
Monday: Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: closed

Hinsdale Public Library -20 E. Maple Street
(630) 986-1976
Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Darien

Darien Police Department (Not a site – call for referrals) 1710 Plainfield Road
(630) 971-3999 - Non-Emergency number
Monday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Indian Prairie Public Library - 401 Plainfield Road
(630) 887-8760
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Downers Grove

Downers Grove Park District - 935 Maple Avenue
(630) 963-1300
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Downers Grove Police Department - 825 Burlington Avenue
Non-Emergency number: (630) 434-5600

Downers Grove Public Library - 1050 Curtis Street
(630) 960-1200
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Downers Grove Fire Department 2 - 5420 Main Street
(630) 434-5976 - Non-Emergency number