Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: No Snow on Pavement, 0.5 Inch on Grass; Snow Cover 0.5 Inch Sparse Pellet/Ice Crust Mix

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New snowfall for Chicagoland area and Arlington Heights, Friday March 2, 2012
Less than 0.5 inch of snow fell in Arlington Heights from about 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday. The event was much less than the forecast listed with the Winter Weather Advisory. No snow accumulated on pavement. The snow was pellet-like and left a thin ice crust.

Snow cover is less than 0.5 inch on grassy areas. Snow cover is 0.0 inches on unplowed pavement.

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


33 °F
(1 °C)
Humidity: 61 %
Wind Speed: W 14 G 26 MPH
Barometer: 29.68″ (1005.8 mb)
Dewpoint: 21 °F (-6 °C)
Wind Chill: 23 °F (-5 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

FORECAST (as of SAT MAR 03 2012, 11:55 AM CST) …
Today: Scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest.

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