Winter Weather Update for the Chicago/Highland Area

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. Snow is expected to overspread areas north of I-88 by late this afternoon or evening, then overspread the remainder of the area through the evening. Expect periods of moderate to occasionally heavy snow overnight into Saturday morning. Winds gusting 30 to 35 mph are expected to develop tonight and continue into the day Saturday. This will result in blowing and drifting of snow, especially in rural and open areas. The chance for snow diminishes from the west Saturday afternoon, though lake effect snow showers will continue for portions of far northeastern Illinois and northwest Indiana into the day Sunday.

Detailed Weather for Highland IN
Today
A 20 percent chance of snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 31. North wind 5 to 10 mph. 
Tonight
Snow, mainly after 9pm. Patchy blowing snow after 5am. Low around 25. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible. 
Saturday
Snow, mainly before 3pm. Patchy blowing snow. High near 27. Blustery, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. 
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
M.L.King Day
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Rain and snow before 2pm, then rain between 2pm and 5pm, then rain and snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

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