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How to Plan for Day 2 of Below-Zero Cold in Tinley Park

Find out what to expect Tuesday, from up-to-the-minute forecasts to what to do with a mailbox broken by a snow plow.

The view outside Tinley Park's Village Hall on Monday, Jan. 6. | Credit: Stephanie Kisler
The view outside Tinley Park's Village Hall on Monday, Jan. 6. | Credit: Stephanie Kisler
Although the record-setting cold temperatures are behind us, forecasts still call for extremely cold conditions Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Here's a quick list of what you should expect and watch out for during Below Zero, Day 2: Electric Boogaloo.

Keep checking this page throughout for temperature and forecast updates. This photo in this article was taken by Stephanie Kisler (@StephanieKisler on Twitter) outside Tinley Park's Village Hall.

What's Closed or Delayed


By now, you know that schools serving Tinley Park have closed for a second day. Patch also will keep track of some of the businesses and other institutions, such as the Tinley Park Public Library, in the village that will be closed or have abbreviated hours because of the weather Tuesday, Jan. 7. 

Go to our closings page for updates.

Warming Stations


The village has two warming stations set up to help residents deal with the cold. The primary shelter is the Tinley Park Senior Center, 17355 S. 68th Court, in the Public Safety Building, and the secondary shelter is the Tinley Park Police Department, 7850 W. 183rd St. Residents who want to use the shelters need to call 708-532-9111.

Find out how Tinley Park dealt with the first day of below-zero temperatures.

Plow-Damaged Mailboxes


Was your mailbox damaged by a snow plow during or after this past weekend's snowfall? If so, contact the village at 708-444-5000 to report it.

Make sure to secure the box in the meantime so that it can still receive mail delivery.

Empty Shelves and Gas Pumps?


Some area stores and gas stations have been low on stock and fuel caused by customers stocking up before the storm and supply trucks being delayed because of the weather.

Tell us in the comments section what businesses you've been to that are out of what they're selling.

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