Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New: 3.5 Inches, Snow Cover 3.5 Inches

A total of 3.5 inches of new snow fell from Tuesday just before 1:45 a.m. until about 6:45 p.m. in Arlington Heights. Snow was dry and powdery — not good packing snow. Snow cover at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday was 3.5 inches in Arlington Heights. Accumulation on pavement was also 3.5 inches of snow.

A Winter Weather Advisory ended at 8:00 p.m. Snow indicated by radar has left the area, but Lake Effect Snow is still indicated by radar over northwest Indiana.

Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Jan 11, 6:52 pm CST

Light Snow Fog/Mist

25 °F
(-4 °C)
Humidity: 85 %
Wind Speed: NW 13 MPH
Barometer: 30.11″ (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint: 21 °F (-6 °C)
Wind Chill: 14 °F (-10 °C)
Visibility: 3.00 mi.

FORECAST TODAY (as of TUE JAN 11, 7:00 AM CST) …
Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before midnight. Low around 19. North northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 26. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind between 5 and 15 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest.


There had been no snow cover on the ground since December 31, 2010.

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