Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains.
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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

14NM NNW Evanston IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Slight Chc Showers

    S 15kt
    1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Showers

    SSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    S 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    S 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    S 20kt
    2-4ft

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    S 20ktWinds Decreasing
    4ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers

    S 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    S 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    NNW 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 50 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:27 am CST Mar 1, 2024
Forecast Valid: 9am CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 7, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

Today
S wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
SSW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A slight chance of showers before 7pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
S wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
S wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Waves 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Monday
S wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
S wind around 15 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
NNW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 42.28°N 87.76°W
Last Update: 4:27 am CST Mar 1, 2024
Forecast Valid: 9am CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 7, 2024
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