Heavy Rain with Thunderstorm in February in Arlington Heights

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]

February 20 2011 at 2:04 p.m. CST
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

35 °F
(2 °C)
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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  1. Like I said earlier – very depressing weather. At least this rain is better then a snow…there is still hope for a sring!

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