Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New: 2.5 Inches, Snow Cover 16.5 Inches

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A total of 2.5 inches of light snow fell from 5:00 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. A total of 2.0 inches of light snow fell from Sunday about 5:00 a.m. until 8:15 a.m. Sunday in Arlington Heights while light snow was in progress. Snow cover at 8:10 a.m. Sunday was 16.5 inches in Arlington Heights. The snow cover amount shows some settling and melting since the blizzard. Accumulation on pavement was 2.0 inches of snow. The snow is light, but good packing for snowballs.

At 8:10 a.m. Sunday radar shows precipitation moving from southwest to northeast — DuPage County to Cook County to Lake County. More than half of the radar image has passed the Arlington Heights area. There might be another 0.5 to 1.0 inch this morning.

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

Snow Freezing Fog

27 °F
(-3 °C)
Humidity: 85 %
Wind Speed: NE 3 MPH
Barometer: 29.83″ (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint: 23 °F (-5 °C)
Visibility: 0.50 mi.

FORECAST TODAY (as of SUN FEB 06 2011, 8:15 AM CST) …
Today: Snow. High near 30. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17. North northwest wind between 5 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Northwest wind between 5 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Monday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. West northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -3.

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