Arlington Heights Weather Forecast: 1-3 Inches Overnight in Chicagoland; Wednesday 17 Degrees at 9AM, -6 at Midnight

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT …

Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE RADAR] is all clear at about 7:30 p.m. Some small areas of precipitation might be popping up, but any organized precipitation is at about Dubuque, Iowa. Precipitation is forecast to start about midnight and last until about 8:00 a.m. About 2.4 inches are expected to accumulate in Arlington Heights — most of it by rush hour Wednesday morning.

Satellite images show clouds moving into Illinois. Cloudiness is forecast to increase overnight, and then clear out gradually after 9:00 a.m.

Area of snowfall from NBC’s Andy Avalos.

MISERY FACTORS TOMORROW …

1. Overnight snow will make rush hour a mess.

2. Wednesday’s high of 17 degrees will fall starting at 9:00 a.m. and drop to -6 degrees by midnight (Wind Chill -24). Enjoy 3 degrees at 6:00 p.m. (Wind Chill -13).

3. Gusts from the northwest pickup at 9:00 a.m. ranging from 15 degrees to 25 degrees.

TODAY Sunrise: 7:10 AM Sunset: 4:20 PM

Tonight
Snow after midnight. Temperature rising to around 15 by 3am. Wind chill values as low as -5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Wednesday
Snow before 9am. Temperature rising to near 17 by 8am, then falling to around 5 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -24. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -18. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Friday Night A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24.

Saturday
Snow. Cloudy, with a high near 30.

Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11.

Sunday A
chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 13.

Tuesday A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

Snow cover last year compared to snow cover now (from Jennifer Gray, CNN).


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