The National Weather Service advises that life-threatening cold temperatures will occur in Lake Bluff between today and Thursday afternoon. Exposed skin may frostbite in as little as five minutes under these conditions.

  • Avoid travel and stay home if at all possible. Blowing snow from high winds may significantly reduce visibility and vehicles may fail to operate in these extreme temperatures.
  • Lake Bluff’s Public Safety Building (45 E. Center Ave.) and Metra Station (600 N. Sheridan Rd.) will remain open as warming centers.
  • Please check on your neighbors. If you or a neighbor require assistance, or if you are concerned about someone's well-being, contact the non-emergency operator for Police and Fire at (847) 234-8760.

We are aware of the following closings and cancellations of interest to Lake Bluff residents: