Arlington Heights Snow Pack: 4″ (2.5 Below Ice Crust, 1.5″ Above Ice Crust); Snow Fades But Fourth Consecutive Weekend Offers Hope for White Christmas

Arlington Heights powdery snow is now soggy with drizzle overnight with a depth of 1.5 inches above and ice crust and underlying snow from December 1, 2007. Ice crust still exists at 2.5 inches.

Chicago Snow Outlook for White Christmas

The snow pack is fading with temperatures in the upper thirties and precipitation as drizzle expected. The tail end of the this weekend’s storm could assure a White Christmas.

Today: Occasional drizzle. Widespread dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 39. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

Tonight: Occasional drizzle. Widespread fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 38. South southeast wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 45. South wind around 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Occasional rain showers before midnight, then periods of snow. Widespread blowing snow after midnight. Low around 20. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west southwest. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday: Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow before noon, then a chance for flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%