Winter Weather Advisory 3PM Today to 6AM Sunday: Heavier Snow to Start After 3 PM in Chicagoland

TODAY SUNRISE: 7:19 AM SUNSET: 4:38 PM

Chicagoland weather radar shows precipitation as snow and rain mixed moving from south-southwest to north-northeast at 1:43 PM.

Satellite images show most of Illinois under cloudy conditions at 1:43 PM.

About 3 inches of snow is expected to accumulate in Arlington Heights by 5:00 a.m. Sunday. Most snow will fall by midnight. Saturday/Sunday.

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
309 AM CST SAT JAN 9 2016

ILZ013-014-019>022-032-039-091715-
/O.NEW.KLOT.WW.Y.0001.160109T2100Z-160110T1200Z/
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-LIVINGSTON-FORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...CHICAGO...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...
MORRIS...JOLIET...PONTIAC...PAXTON
309 AM CST SAT JAN 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...STORM TOTAL 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* MAIN IMPACT...HEAVY WET SNOW IS EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE QUICKLY
  ON ROAD SURFACES AND SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES...
  IMPACTING TRAVEL. SNOWFALL RATES AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR ARE
  LIKELY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 30 MPH WILL
  FURTHER REDUCE VISIBILITY AND CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AS MUCH COLDER AIR ARRIVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

 NWS POINT FORECAST … 

This Afternoon
Snow, mainly after 2pm. High near 35. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Tonight
Snow, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow. Low around 14. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.


Sunday
Patchy blowing snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 13 by 9am. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.


Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -8. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.


Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South southwest wind around 10 mph.


Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14.


Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.


Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.


Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.


Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.


Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.


Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.


Friday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

 AIRPORT WEATHER OBSERVATIONS … 

Location Time
(cdt)
Sky/Weather Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Humidity
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Pressure
(in)
Chicago/O’Hare 13:51 Light Rain Fog/Mist 36 33 89 N 6 29.80
Chicago Midway Airport 13:53 Light Drizzle Fog/Mist 39 34 82 Calm 29.80
Chicago Executive Airport 13:52 Unknown Precip Fog/Mist 36 33 89 N 6 29.82
Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport 13:52 Light Rain Fog/Mist 36 32 86 N 6 29.79
Aurora Municipal Airport 13:52 Light Snow Fog/Mist 35 33 93 N 6 29.80
Gary Chicago International 13:45 Light Rain 39 37 93 N 5 29.81
Kenosha Regional Airport 13:53 Fog/Mist 36 32 86 N 6 29.80
Chicago / Waukegan, Waukegan Regional Airport 13:55 Fog/Mist 35 34 96 N 3 29.80
Lansing Municipal Airport 13:55 Rain 39 37 93 Calm 29.80
Click on location name for the weather during the past two days at that site.

 CHICAGO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT … 

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Time
(cst)
Wind
(mph)
Vis.
(mi.)
Weather Sky Cond. Temperature (ºF) Relative
Humidity
Wind
Chill
(°F)
Heat
Index
(°F)
Pressure Precipitation (in.)
Air Dwpt 6 hour altimeter
(in)
sea level
(mb)
1 hr 3 hr 6 hr
Max. Min.
09 12:52 N 6 5.00 Unknown Precip Fog/Mist OVC008 36 33 89% 31 NA 29.82 1010.2
09 11:52 NW 6 5.00 Fog/Mist OVC009 36 33 36 35 89% 31 NA 29.83 1010.8
09 10:52 NW 3 5.00 Fog/Mist OVC009 36 34 93% NA NA 29.86 1011.6
09 09:52 NW 6 4.00 Fog/Mist OVC008 36 35 97% 31 NA 29.86 1011.6
09 08:52 W 5 1.75 Fog/Mist OVC004 35 35 100% 31 NA 29.86 1011.6
09 07:52 W 3 1.75 Fog/Mist OVC003 35 35 100% NA NA 29.83 1010.7
09 06:52 SW 3 1.75 Fog/Mist OVC003 36 36 100% NA NA 29.84 1010.9
09 05:52 W 5 5.00 Fog/Mist OVC004 36 36 40 36 100% 32 NA 29.82 1010.4
09 04:52 W 7 6.00 Fog/Mist OVC004 37 36 96% 32 NA 29.81 1009.8
09 03:52 SW 6 5.00 Fog/Mist OVC004 37 37 100% 32 NA 29.81 1009.9
09 02:52 W 5 9.00 Overcast OVC005 38 37 97% 34 NA 29.77 1008.6
09 01:52 W 5 3.00 Fog/Mist OVC003 39 38 96% 35 NA 29.75 1007.8
09 00:52 W 5 2.00 Fog/Mist OVC003 40 40 100% 36 NA 29.75 1007.8

 MORE HELPFUL LINKS …  

LIVE RADAR | STORM TRACKS | UNISYS US IR SAT | UNISYS Midwest IR SAT | UNISYS More IR SAT

WunderMap® with Temperature/Wind Data || Google: Arlington Heights Temps | NE Illinois Temps

Full Screen Motion Weather Radar (Wunderground.com)

Midwest Cloud Cover with Arlington Heights Weather Forecast | SWPC Aurora Forecast

ChicagoWeatherStation.com I O’Hare Normal Temps/Precip I O’Hare Record Temps, Precip, Snow

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