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Posted on: January 19, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Winter Weather Alert - Updated

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning Effective from 9 a.m. Friday January 20, 2012, through midnight on Friday.

Snow will develop during the mid or late morning hours Friday and continue through the day ending Friday night The heaviest snowfall will occur during the afternoon Friday.

Accumulations of Snowfall totals of five to eight inches can be expected with locally heavier totals possible. Snow could fall heavily at times resulting in reduced visibility and snowfall rates of an inch per hour at times.

Expect increased travel times, resulting in driving hazards with snow and ice covered roadways. Be sure to keep your gas tank full and dress appropriately for the weather.

After a one-inch snowfall- Parking is prohibited on either side of a primary roadway or a designated snow route until snow removal is complete. A snow route is any primary roadway that receives immediate attention, such as Milwaukee Avenue or Dempster Street. Residents living on snow routes are advised to use their garages during the winter to allow for access by snow plows.

After a three-inch snowfall - Parking is prohibited on the odd numbered side of all village streets (excluding snow routes and exempt streets) for 24 hours after the snow stops, or until the street is plowed. The same applies for the even side of the street during the next 24 hours.

Exemptions - Some streets are exempt from snow parking bans because driveway parking is not available.

If you have any questions please call the Police Department at 847-588-6500.

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