Snowfall accumulation is expected about 1-2 inches overnight with lesser amounts by Interstate 80 and higher amounts North. Only a dusting is expected south of Interstate 80.
Arlington Heights accumulation is expected to be about 2 inches with a stiff wind about 12 mph. Snow should end about midnight. Temperatures will rise through the night all the way to a high of 33°F from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. Gusty winds will keep the temps from feeling much warmer than the teens and 20’s we’ve been experiencing.
National Weather Service Forecast at 5:20 p.m.
Tonight: Snow showers before midnight. Low around 26. Southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast.
Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest between 20 and 25 mph. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.