City Hall and the Johnston Public Library will be closing early today, Dec. 15, due to severe weather events predicted to occur in our community. We will be closing at 4 p.m. to ensure our staff and residents are safe. Crown Point is closing at 1 p.m. today. No senior activities will be held this afternoon. Polk County will activate the outdoor warning sirens within Johnston when there is a thunderstorm warning and winds reach 70+ mph.
We encourage residents to have a plan in place to keep you and your family safe. Stay tuned to the U.S. National Weather Service Des Moines for updates as this event unfolds.