Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New: 1.0 Inch, Snow Cover 1-3 Inches


New snowfall for Chicagoland area and Arlington Heights Saturday, January 28, 2012
A total of 1.0 inch of snow fell in Arlington Heights from 9:45 p.m. Friday until 5:45 a.m. Saturday. The light snow began as ice pellets. The snow is dry and fluffy — not good packing for snowmen and snowballs.

Snow cover varies from 1.0 inch to about 3 inches. There were large snow barren spots before the overnight 1-inch snow. It feels cold, even though its sunny and 27°F. Wind can kill the temperature. AccuWeather RealFeel® was 17°F with a west wind of 13 mph.

Chicago Executive Airport
Lat: 42.11 Lon: -87.9 Elev: 646
Last Update on Jan 28, 8:52 am CST


28 °F
(-2 °C)
Humidity: 63 %
Wind Speed: W 13 G 23 MPH
Barometer: 29.96″ (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint: 17 °F (-8 °C)
Wind Chill: 17 °F (-8 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

FORECAST (as of SAT JAN 28 2012, 10:00 AM CST) …
Today: Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: A slight chance of flurries before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

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