Published: Tue, February 05, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

Weather Authority: Rain and freezing rain tonight into Monday

Weather Authority: Rain and freezing rain tonight into Monday

Freezing rain and sleet will spread across northeast IL into northwest IN from west to east beginning late afternoon far west and continuing through the evening and overnight hours.

The snow comes to an end early Friday morning as cold air moves back into the region. With the temperature hovering steady around 4 C, it'll be warm for the season, and the fog should mostly dissipate by noon.

By 11 a.m., the temperature at the airport was 24 degrees, with a wind chill of 11 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become hard to navigate due to accumulating snow.

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Because of the rapidly dropping temperatures, the weather service advised that patchy freezing drizzle was developing behind the cold front.

Just to make Monday even more marvellous, a freezing rain warning is in effect. Eastern Quebec will see snow changing to freezing rain overnight from Monday to Tuesday.

There could be accumulations of 0.10 to 0.25 inches of ice Tuesday night. Mixed precipitation is possible Tuesday, with light snow chances for Wednesday and Thursday.

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