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Snow Up to 5” Predicted For Evanston Tuesday

Wind gusts could reach as high as 40 mph.

Another snowstorm is headed our way Tuesday and could bring a mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow. 

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous winter outlook for much of the Chicago suburbs and predicts between three to five inches of new snow accumulation in Evanston. 

"," National Weather Service officials said in their winter weather message Sunday night. 

The snow is expected to begin falling after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Evanston Supt. of Streets and Sanitation Jim Maiworm, and will be heaviest between 3 and 8 p.m. Snowfall is expected to continue on and off overnight, according to Maiworm.

Maiworm said the city's public works department has been preparing for the storm for days and will begin salting Evanston streets Tuesday morning before the snow begins. Snow parking restrictions may be required, he said.

Snow and scattered flurries are expected for the remainder of the week with temperatures hovering around mid-30s during the day, according to the National Weather Service. 

February to date has been very snowy despite a fairly snow-free winter in Chicago, the area has received about 10 inches of snow so far, accounting for nearly 75 percent of this winter’s total snowfall of 13.6 inches, Chicago Weather Center reported. 

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