Public Services Bureau Chief Edgar Cano has issued the following update about the approaching weather systems:
“The approaching weather system will bring a chance of snow by late afternoon with the steady light to moderate snow starting closer to 6 or 7 p.m. Steady snow will continue into Tuesday morning. The heaviest period of snow is expected to fall between 9 p.m. Jan. 25 and 3 a.m. Jan. 26. The system is expected to leave the area around 4 p.m. Jan. 26. Accumulation totals for Evanston should be close to 7 inches.
4 p.m. to 12 a.m.: 2.5 to 3 in. of accumulation (steady snow starting after 6 p.m.)
12-9 a.m.: 2.5 in of accumulation (includes lake enhancement)
9 a.m.-4 p.m.: 1.3 in of accumulation
“We expect another system to bring snow and possible freezing drizzle on Wednesday. Snow totals for that event could be between 0.30 and 0.90 in.
“Day and night crews are on standby and preparing for the event. There is still residual on pavement but crews will brine and pre-treat areas as needed.
“We expect 24 to 26 hours of NE wind gusts reaching 30 to 35 MPH starting around noon today. This has activated a lakeshore flood advisory for our area.
“Weather and operation updates will be sent as they become available.
“Please be safe. Thank you.”