Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New: 3.0 Inches, Snow Cover 6.0 Inches

A total of 3.0 inches of new snow fell from Monday just before 4:30 p.m. through about 3:00 a.m. Tuesday in Arlington Heights. Snow was dry and powdery for the start and became wet snow late. Freezing drizzle fell from about 3:00 a.m. Tuesday to a little before 5:00 a.m. Snow cover at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday was 6.0 inches in Arlington Heights. At the 5:45 a.m. observation there was a crunchy glaze on top of wet snow. Accumulation on pavement was also 3.0 inches of snow. Radar is clear for Arlington Heights at 5:50 a.m. and no precipitation is falling.

Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Dec 21, 4:52 am CST


30 °F
(-1 °C)
Humidity: 85 %
Wind Speed: SE 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.02″ (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 26 °F (-3 °C)
Wind Chill: 22 °F (-6 °C)
Visibility: 2.00 mi.

FORECAST TODAY (as of TUE DEC 21, 5:50 AM CST) …
Today: Scattered freezing drizzle before 9am, then scattered drizzle. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 35. South southeast wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Tonight: A 10 percent chance of light snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. North northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. North northwest wind between 5 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

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