Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New Snowfall Two Inches, Snow Cover Two Inches

A total of two inches of light, dry snow fell from about 9:00 p.m. Friday until 4:45 a.m. Saturday, then restarted about 7:30 a.m. and is still snowing (light snow). Snow cover at 8:15 a.m. in Arlington Heights was 2 inches on grassy areas and pavement. Snow plows are on the streets. The snow is light, dry and not good packing for snowballs.

At 8:15 a.m. Saturday radar shows the major snow precipitation moving toward the east away from the area but with some development directly over Chicagoland. Visual satellite at 8:00 a.m. CST Saturday shows the trailing edge of clouds is all way the west to eastern Nebraska. All of Illinois is currently under cloud cover.


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

22°F
-6°C
Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi

FORECAST TODAY (as of SAT FEB 02 2011, 8:10 AM CST) — INCLUDES A HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK …
Today: Scattered flurries before noon. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the morning.

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as 1. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -3. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 13. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Monday
Snow before noon. High near 25. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
413 AM CST SAT FEB 2 2013

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
031015-
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-
413 AM CST SAT FEB 2 2013 /513 AM EST SAT FEB 2 2013/

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

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ELEVATED RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE. IN ADDITION…ICE
SPOTTERS HAVE REPORTED SIGNIFICANT ICE FORMATION ON AREA RIVERS
IN THE PAST 24 HOURS…THIS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED RISKS OF ICE
JAMS…WHICH COULD RESULT IN RAPID RIVER LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS.

SOME LINGERING LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING…PARTICULARLY
OVER NORTHWESTERN INDIANA.

ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND
NORTHWESTERN INDIANA TONIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD RANGE FROM A
DUSTING TO AS MUCH AS A HALF AN INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

ELEVATED RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE…ALONG WITH THE
THREAT FOR ICE JAMS.

PERIODS OF LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY MORNING AND AGAIN ON TUESDAY.


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