Public Works Department Issues Snow Update

Public Works Department Issues Snow Update
Posted on 11/02/2014

PUBLIC WORKS SNOW UPDATE. Thursday, Jan 2 – 2 p.m. Temperatures continue to fall with an expected 11 degrees by 5 p.m. Tonight’s wind chills will be dangerously low between -6 and -17. Total daytime snow accumulation of six to 10 inches is possible by 6 p.m. this evening.

Weather radar shows the system weakening but Orland Park remains within the main path. There is a 20 percent chance of additional snow before 9 p.m. As of 10:30 this morning, Orland Park was at a four day total snow fall of 9.5 inches.

This evening, Public Works crews will continue to push back drifting areas and salt, expecting to begin clean-up efforts early Friday morning.

Check on elderly and disabled neighbors. Keep parked vehicles off the street and keep trash/recycling toters behind the curbline. Do not push shoveled snow back into the street and help firefighters by digging out hydrants from the street.

Be careful driving as the snow and temperatures continue to fall.

PUBLIC WORKS SNOW UPDATE. Thurs, Jan 2 – 10 a.m. Temperatures continue to fall with lake effect snow of an additional two to five inches arriving in Orland Park early this morning. As of 6 a.m. on January 2, a total of six inches of snow had fallen in Orland Park with lake effect snow being moderately heavy.

Village plows hit the main thoroughfares and hills again at 2 a.m. this morning with a second team of plows going out shortly thereafter. At 1:30 a.m. on January 2, Orland Park had received nearly five inches of snow since the start of the storm on December 30. Shortly before 6 a.m. on January 2, six inches of snow had fallen in Orland Park with snow continuing to fall at 9 a.m.

Check on elderly and disabled neighbors. Keep parked vehicles off the street and trash/recyc toters behind the curbline. Do not push shoveled snow back into the street and help firefighters by digging out hydrants from the street.

Be careful when driving as the snow continues to fall in Orland Park.