New snowfall at 8 a.m. is 1.5 inches. Nearly 12 inches of new snow is expected to fall in the northwest suburbs by the end of the day Wednesday. Heavy snow is expected to start at about 10 a.m. this morning.
Heavy gusts in northeast winds with snowfall have started at 7:47 a.m. Wednesday in Arlington Heights. According to radar and observations a strong wave of snow is over Arlington Heights at 8:10 a.m.
SCHOOL CLOSINGS WERE DECIDED BEFORE STORM HIT
DIST #214 — (ALL BUILDINGS) ARLINGTON HEIGHTS CLOSED
DIST #214 — COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTER ARLINGTON HEIGHTS CLOSED
DIST #25 — ARLINGTON HEIGHTS CLOSED
ST VIATOR — CLOSED
ST JAMES ARLINGTON HEIGHTS — CLOSED
OUR LADY OF WAYSIDE — CLOSED
ST PETER LUTHERAN SCHOOL — CLOSED
SAINT PETER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (not officially named St Peters Lutheran School, not officially named Saint Peters Lutheran School)
DIST #21 — WHEELING CLOSED
DIST #23 — PROSPECT HEIGHTS CLOSED
DIST #211 — PALATINE CLOSED