Snow to shift to rain around noon


Evanston is getting a bit of snow at this hour, shifting to freezing rain, and expected to turn to all rain around noon.

James Maiworm of the city's Public Works Agency says little snow accumulation is expected, but we could see up to a tenth of an inch of ice, along with as much as an inch of rain today and tonight.

Temperatures are expected to rise from the freezing mark to a high of 37 by 9 or 10 p.m.

Winds will be the biggest problem for Evanston today as they will gust up to 45 to 50 miles per hour this afternoon

Maiworm says overnight crews anti-iced main roads and pre-salted dangerous hills and  curves. Crews also pre-salting parking lots and around city-owned buildings.

Crews will continue to treat roads sidewalks and lots to prevent any accumulations of ice to occur until precipitation changes to rain.

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