Chicago-Arlington Heights Snowfall: New Snowfall 7.5 Inches, Snow Cover 19 Inches

A total of 7.5 inches of snow fell in Arlington Heights starting about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2014. The snow is light powdery snow with some drifting — ranging from 7.0 inches to 8.5 inches. Snow cover is 19 inches. The season’s snowfall prior to the current winter snow event was 52.6 inches. We are likely to reach 60 inches or higher for the season today.

Less than one-half inch of snow is expected the rest of today. Wind gusts from the north are expected to die down by about 2:00 p.m.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 12 noon Wednesday.

Snowfall at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday in central Arlington Heights.

CURRENT CONDITIONS
[LIVE PRECIPITATION TYPE RADAR]
Last Update on 5 Feb 6:52 am CST

Snow
24°F
-4°C
Humidity 84%
Wind Speed N 16 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill 11°F (-12°C)

Arlington Heights Weather Foreacast at 8:00 a.m.

Today
Snow with areas of blowing snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of snow between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of flurries after 3pm. Temperature falling to around 16 by 5pm. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -19. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -21. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.

Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 19.

Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 7.

Sunday Partly
sunny, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.

Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.


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