Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New: 1.25 Inches, Snow Cover 5.0 Inches

A total of 1.25 inches of light snow fell from Monday about 8:45 p.m. until 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Arlington Heights with light snow in progress. Snow cover at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday was 5.0 inches in Arlington Heights. Accumulation on pavement was 1.25 inches of snow.

Snowfall Chicago Arlington Heights
Area snow depth before the Ground Hog Day Blizzard. Snow cover in Arlington Heights prior to the overnight snowfall before the Ground Hog Day Blizzard was 3.75 to 4.0 inches.

Radar shows a small amount of precipitation from DuPage County to Cook County to Lake County through Arlington Heights.


CURRENT CONDITIONS
Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Feb 1, 5:52 am CST

Light Snow

22 °F
(-6 °C)
Humidity: 82 %
Wind Speed: NE 10 G 22 MPH
Barometer: 30.22″ (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 17 °F (-8 °C)
Wind Chill: 11 °F (-12 °C)
Visibility: 6.00 mi.

FORECAST TODAY (as of MON FEB 01, 6:30 AM CST) …
BLIZZARD WARNING — LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING
Today: A chance of snow and freezing drizzle before noon, then snow. Widespread blowing snow after 3pm. High near 25. Blustery, with a northeast wind between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Tonight: Snow and widespread blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 16. Wind chill values as low as -3. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 16 inches possible.

Wednesday: Snow showers before 6am, then snow and widespread blowing snow before noon, then a chance of snow after noon. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -3. Windy, with a north northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to between 15 and 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -21. West northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 12. West southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.


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