A total of 2.5 inches of new snow fell from Monday 11:00 p.m. through Tuesday at 12 noon in Arlington Heights. The new snow that fell overnight Monday to Tuesday was light and fluffy/dry. The snow that fell after 8:00 a.m. Tuesday was wet and good packing snow. Snow cover at 12 noon Tuesday was 2.5 inches. Some sunshine came through clouds and melted snow significantly in some sun-exposed ground areas. Snow cover has melted and settled to just over 2 inches.
CURRENT CONDITIONS …
Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Feb 2, 3:52 pm CST
Humidity: 79 %
Wind Speed: W 5 MPH
Barometer: 29.99″ (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 26 °F (-3 °C)
Wind Chill: 27 °F (-3 °C)
Visibility: 2.00 mi.
FORECAST LATE TODAY (as of February 2, 2010 at 4:22 PM CT) …
Late Afternoon: Scattered snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight: A chance of flurries before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind between 5 and 10 mph becoming calm.
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