Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New Snowfall One-Eighth Inch, Snow Cover One-Eighth Inch


A total of one-eigth inch of light, dry snow fell from 2:50 a.m. Friday until 4:00 a.m. Snow cover at 4:30 a.m. in Arlington Heights was one-eighth inch (0.625 inch) on grassy areas and pavement. Snow plows are applying de-icing agents. The snow is light, dry and powdery.

At 4:45 a.m. Friday radar shows light narrow bands of snow precipitation moving toward the east away from the area. The radar’s precipitation image is also diminishing. Infrared satellite at 4:40 a.m. Friday shows the trailing edge of clouds in northwest Illinois. Sunny skies are forecast for today.

Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Dec 9, 3:52 am CST


26 °F
(-3 °C)
Humidity: 69 %
Wind Speed: NW 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.23″ (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint: 17 °F (-8 °C)
Wind Chill: 17 °F (-8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

FORECAST TODAY (as of FRI DEC 09 2011, 5:50 AM CST) …
Today: Sunny, with a high near 26. West northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as -1. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as -1. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph.

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