A total of 8.25 inches of new snow fell from Thursday 2:00 a.m. through Friday at 4:00 a.m. in Arlington Heights. The current snow cover depth in Arlington Heights is 14.25 inches. The new snow overnight Wednesday to Thursday, throughout the day Thursday and up to 4:00 a.m. Friday is light and fluffy/dry. Snow on radar looks appears to be lake-effect snow. Lake-effect snow is expected to move from the Illinois side of the lake to the Indiana side this morning.
CURRENT CONDITIONS …
Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Jan 8, 2:52 am CST
Humidity: 81 %
Wind Speed: NW 10 MPH
Barometer: 30.06″ (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint: 20 °F (-7 °C)
Wind Chill: 15 °F (-9 °C)
Visibility: 1.75 mi.
FORECAST TODAY (as of January 08, 2010 4:00 AM CT) …
WINTER STORM WARNING
Overnight: Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 22. North wind around 15 mph.
Friday: Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow before 9am, then snow likely between 9am and noon, then a chance of snow after noon. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -2. Blustery, with a north northwest wind between 15 and 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -8. North northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph
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