Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE RADAR] shows and area of snow precipitation is just now entering or about to enter Arlington Heights. A snow band about as wide as the distance from Arlington Heights is moving from west to east. The most snow is expected to fall between 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. with snow tapering to flurries by about 8:30 p.m. Almost one inch of snow is forecast for Arlington Heights by midnight. Another 0.2 inch is forecast Tuesday morning between 3:00 a.m. 6:00 a.m. Moderate to briefly heavy snowfall is forecast.
— NWS (@NWS) December 16, 2013
Snow expected across Upper Midwest, Great Lakes & Northeast.
Satellite images show most of the Midwest is under cloudy conditions. Clouds are expected to decrease gradually on Tuesday with a little warming to 29 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday. Upper 30s are forecast for Thursday.
Winds from the northwest Tuesday with gusts up to 35 mph.
TODAY Sunrise: 7:14 AM Sunset: 4:21 PM
This Afternoon Snow. High near 20. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 14 by midnight, then rising to around 21 during the remainder of the night. Wind chill values as low as zero. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
A chance of rain and snow. Patchy fog after noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
A chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 31.
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
The US currently has the most snow cover (53%) on this date in the past 11 years! pic.twitter.com/rV7toevTyf
— NWS Kansas City (@NWSKansasCity) December 15, 2013
The US currently has the most snow cover (53%) on this date in the past 11 years.
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