Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend.
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7NM SE Evanston IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Increasing Clouds

    SSE 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 44 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    S 20kt
    2-3ft

    High: 59 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    S 20kt
    1-3ft

    Low: 50 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    S 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers

    NNW 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    N 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNE 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNE 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NNE 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 37 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:41 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
Forecast Valid: 6pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

Tonight
SSE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Increasing clouds. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
S wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind 10 to 20 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Monday
S wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves around 2 ft.
Wednesday
NNE wind around 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 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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Point Forecast: 41.96°N 87.58°W
Last Update: 2:41 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
Forecast Valid: 6pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
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