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Public Services Bureau Chief Edgar Cano has issued the following weather update for Feb. 4-8:
“The next weather system will make its way to Evanston by tomorrow afternoon, Feb. 4. We may see some flurries start around noon with the steady snow beginning after 2 p.m. We anticipate accumulation totals of 3 to 3.5 inches for Evanston. The most intense periods will likely occur during rush hour. Wind gusts of 35 to 40 mph will produce blowing and drifting snow on roads and sidewalks.
“Temperatures will drop following the storm and will not rebound until late next week, possibly later.”
2 to 3.5 in of accumulation
High 33/Low 28
Wind gusts up to 40mph
Partly to mostly cloudy
High of 18 dropping to near 10 by 4 or 5 p.m.
60% chance of snow from 5pm to 1am Sunday 0.5 to 1.2 in of fluffy snow
High of 12/Low near 5
High near 8/ Low near 0
40% chance of light snow in the evening and overnight. Accumulation of 0.5 to inch possible
High of 6/Low of -3
Mr. Cano added, “Crews are still out cleaning up from the last storm and will begin preparing for the next one. Please keep in mind that snow events are more difficult to fight as the temperatures get lower, especially near zero and below.”