Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island IL (LMZ741) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island IL (LMZ741)
Issued by: National Weather Service Chicago, IL
Last Update: 318 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

Today: West gales to 40 kt diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. A few gusts to 45 kt early this morning. Sunny. Waves 3 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft late in the afternoon.

Tonight: Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt easing to around 10 kt. mostly clear. Waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight.

Monday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.

Monday Night: South winds 10 to 15 kt. Clear. Waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight.

Zone Forecast: Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island IL (LMZ741)

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