Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: 3.5-Inch Total for Monday Night through Tuesday Afternoon

A total of 3.5 inches of new snow fell overnight through Tuesday afternoon in Arlington Heights, resulting in snow cover of 8.0 inches on grassy areas at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday December 22, 2009. Snowfall during the day Tuesday was heavier and wetter than the dry, powdery snow that fell overnight.

CURRENT CONDITIONS …
Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Dec 22, 4:52 pm CST

Light Snow

32 °F
(0 °C)
Humidity: 82 %
Wind Speed: E 10 MPH
Barometer: 30.23″ (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint: 27 °F (-3 °C)
Wind Chill: 24 °F (-4 °C)
Visibility: 4.00 mi.

FORECAST TODAY (as of December 22, 2009 5:40 PM CT) …
Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind around 15 mph.

Wednesday: A chance of freezing rain and sleet before noon, then a chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a east wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Wednesday Night: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before midnight, then freezing rain and sleet likely. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a east southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no snow accumulation expected.


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