Arlington Heights Weather Forecast: Snow Tapering Off About Noon, But Lingering Until Midnight; Colder Sunday

Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE RADAR] showed snow precipitation with the trail edge on a line from west of Dekalb to about Moraine Hill and the Chain O’ Lakes at about 8:00 a.m. Another line is forming by Rockford. At about 7:10 a.m. 2 1/8 inches of snow was on the ground in Arlington Heights, and 3.5 inches on the ground at 11:30 a.m. At 11:30 a.m. there are two bands of snow on radar. First trailing edge is at Elgin. Second trailing edge is at Rockford, and the snow band is increasing in size.

NBC Storm Team graphics.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY in effect until 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

Snow is expected to taper off in the northwest suburbs by noon, but another 0.5 inch is possible from noon to midnight.

Satellite images show the entire Midwest under cloudy conditions. Clouds are expected to linger through the weekend with may be a little sun peeking through.

North winds at about 8-11 MPH with occasional gusts to 16 MPH. Sunday’s forecast has higher winds at about 14-15 MPH from the northwest and with gusts from 16-23 MPH.

Temperatures will continue to drop from 29 degrees Saturday morning down 7 degrees Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday temperatures are then expected to hold at about6 -8 degrees with a Wind Chill of -3 to -5.

TODAY Sunrise: 7:13 AM Sunset: 4:20 PM
Snow, mainly before 3pm. High near 29. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as 1. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

Sunday
A chance of flurries. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 9 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -5. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -4. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Monday
A chance of flurries before noon, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33.

Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36.

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