Heavy rain and thunderstorms for February 20 about 2:00 p.m. with bright lightning and thunder. Radar indicates the area of precipitation is about to pass east of Arlington Heights. [CURRENT WEATHER wunderground.com]
Radar image showing red maximum reflectivity of 50 dbZ just has lightning and thunder passed to the east of Arlington Heights. The thunderstorm cell was shown to be estimated with a top of 16,000 feet.
This Afternoon: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 37. East southeast wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: Rain before midnight, then rain or freezing drizzle likely. Low around 31. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Feb 20, 1:52 pm CST
Thunderstorm Rain Fog/Mist
Humidity: 85 %
Wind Speed: E 8 MPH
Barometer: 29.77″ (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint: 31 °F (-1 °C)
Wind Chill: 28 °F (-2 °C)
Visibility: 2.00 mi.
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