Arlington Heights Weather Forecast: Winter Storm Diminishing — Maybe Only 3.0-Inch Total For Northwest Suburbs

The snow storm affecting Chicagoland appears to be losing power at about 8:45 a.m. with diminishing snow.

As of 8:55 a.m. Saturday, a Winter Storm Warning was still in effect until 6:00 p.m. Stay tune, The Cardinal expects the Winter Storm Warning may be canceled early.

Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE PRECIPITATION TYPE RADAR] shows the end border of precipitation just west of Rockford. Additional radar images near Iowa and Western Illinois show signs of diminishing. If this scenario continues and no lake snow develops, the northwest suburbs may only be getting another 0.25 to 0.5 inch of snow.

At 8:55 a.m. there is only 2.75 inches of new snow on the ground in Arlington Heights. The total for this storm may only be 3.0 inches.

TODAY Sunrise: 7:04 AM Sunset: 5:06 PM
now. High near 28. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -6. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -11. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunny, with a high near 19. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

Snow likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday Night
Snow. Cloudy, with a low around 18.

A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 20.

Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.

Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.


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