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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Warming Sites During Cold Weather

Westmont, Illinois
Date Issued: January 25, 2019

The Village of Westmont has identified several warming sites in and around Westmont. 

“When temperatures drop to sub-zero, it’s important that residents know where to find safety information,” says Fire Chief Dave Weiss, who is also the Director of the Westmont Emergency Management Agency (EMA).  “The information on our website provides helpful information links regarding Severe Weather Safety.”  On the Village of Westmont website, under the “Residents” heading, you will be able to find the Severe Weather Safety link.  The reference page provides links to valuable winter weather safety tips as well as specific information regarding DuPage County warming centers.  A link to this page can be found below.

Below is a list of warming sites in our area::

WESTMONT POLICE-FIRE FACILITY
500 N. Cass, Westmont
* Ring bell at the main entrance if visiting after business hours, dispatch will contact officer to open vestibule. 

JOHANIK FIRE STATION HEADQUARTERS
6015 S. Cass, Westmont
Available 24/7
* Ring bell at the main entrance if visiting after business hours

Westmont Public Library
428 North Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
(630) 969-5625

Clarendon Hills Public Library
7 North Prospect
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
(630) 323-8188

Downers Grove Public Library
1050 Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 960-1200

Hinsdale Public Library
20 East Maple Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 986-1976

Indian Prairie Public Library
401 Plainfield Road
Darien, IL 60561
(630) 887-8760

Oak Brook Public Library
600 Oak Brook Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 368-7700

Other warming sites can be found here:

https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/KeepWarm/SitePages/WarmingCenters.aspx.


For up to date weather information please click here: https://www.weather.gov/lot/


As always, in case of emergency, or if you are in need of a warming center location after business hours, call 9-1-1. 

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Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont
Communications Director/Public Information Officer
630-417-0280
lmcintyre@westmont.il.gov

Westmont Severe Weather Safety
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