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

A total of one inch of light, wet snow fell from 2:30 a.m. Saturday until 9:25 a.m. with snow flurries still falling. Snow cover at 9:25 a.m. in Arlington Heights was one inch on grassy areas and pavement. Snow plows are applying de-icing agents. The snow is light, wet and good packing for snowballs.

At 9:30 a.m. Saturday radar shows very light snow precipitation moving toward the east away from the area with some backward development toward Rockford. The radar’s main precipitation image is diminishing. Visual satellite at 9:30 a.m. Saturday shows the trailing edge of clouds in central Iowa. The northern one-third of Illinois is currently under cloud cover. Snow is expected to taper about noon.


CURRENT CONDITIONS
Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Dec 17, 8:52 am CST

Light Snow Fog/Mist

29 °F
(-2 °C)
Humidity: 85 %
Wind Speed: Calm
Barometer: 30.28″ (1026.2 mb)
Dewpoint: 25 °F (-4 °C)
Visibility: 2.00 mi.

FORECAST TODAY (as of FRI DEC 17 2011, 9:30 AM CST) — includes a Hazardous Weather Outlook (below) …
Today: A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. West wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 41. West southwest wind between 5 and 15 mph.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
452 AM CST SAT DEC 17 2011

WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
452 AM CST SAT DEC 17 2011 /552 AM EST SAT DEC 17 2011/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS…
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING MAINLY ACROSS NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST ILLINOIS WITH ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO AN INCH
EXPECTED. ISOLATED AREAS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE.

PORTIONS OF THE KANKAKEE RIVER IN INDIANA WILL REMAIN IN FLOOD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

PORTIONS OF THE KANKAKEE RIVER IN INDIANA WILL REMAIN IN FLOOD
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.


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