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Posted on: December 29, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Winter Weather Preparedness

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: December 29, 2017

Now that winter is here, it’s important for citizens to be prepared for the sometimes harsh and dangerous weather conditions of the season.  

The website and related social media accounts (@ProtectDuPage on Twitter and Facebook) contain preparedness information pertaining to Winter Weather, including a link to the Warming Centers List and Map maintained by the DuPage Community Services department.  DuPage County recommends that citizens should monitor the latest weather forecasts, watches and warnings via the National Weather Service.  The Chicago office websites are or    

Additionally, FEMA has created a series of informational brochures that help coach residents regarding how to be ready for severe winter weather.  Please take time to take a look at this helpful informational guide.


“Our local, regional and federal EMA programs provide an invaluable service for our residents,” said Westmont Fire Chief and EMA Director David Weiss.  “In Westmont, one of the services provided by our EMA volunteers is the monitoring of storm systems as they approach our community so that our emergency services can be ready to respond.  I want to personally thank our local EMA members for all they do.”

For additional information regarding severe weather preparedness, contact the Westmont Fire Department at 630-981-6400.


Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director
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