Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New: 5.75 Inches, Snow Cover 9.0 Inches

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A total of 5.75 inches of new snow fell from Saturday just before 6:30 p.m. through about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in Arlington Heights. Snow was wet at first and became dry snow late. The snow that fell was lake effect snow. Snow cover at 7:45 a.m. Sunday was 9.0 inches in Arlington Heights — showing some settling since the previous snow system. Accumulation on pavement was also 5.75 inches of snow. Radar shows very light, sparse bands off Lake Michigan from northeast to southwest 7:45 a.m. and no precipitation observed.

A Lake Snow Advisory remains in effect until noon Sunday with 3″ to 6″ accumulation possible. An additional 2″ to 4″ is forecast for this morning with the heavier snowfall expected across northern Cook County.

Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Dec 26, 6:52 am CST

Light Snow

26 °F
(-3 °C)
Humidity: 81 %
Wind Speed: N 13 MPH
Barometer: 30.25″ (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint: 21 °F (-6 °C)
Wind Chill: 15 °F (-9 °C)
Visibility: 3.00 mi.

FORECAST TODAY (as of SAT DEC 26, 7:55 AM CST) …
Today: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 28. North northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as zero. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -1. West wind around 10 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as 1. West southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind between 10 and 15 mph.

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