High 22° Saturday then Snow Starting Tonight with 3″ Accumulation by 11 AM Sunday, Arlington Heights, Chicago Weather Forecast Northwest

Arlington Heights has about 11 inches of snow cover on the ground, and a forecast for new snow shows a potential accumulation of 2.7″ to 3.0″ from midnight Saturday/Sunday to 11 AM Sunday. There is some uncertainty about this snow system — specifically that it may start snowing earlier than midnight and may involve deeper accumulation that may activate a Winter Weather Advisory.

Snow will be dry and fluffy and easy shoveling. Winds will be blowing 5-9 MPH from the north-northeast during the snow system tonight and Sunday morning.

From overnight a period of very light snow to light snow is still ongoing (Saturday 12:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. …) and of 12:15 p.m. dropped a varying amount in Arlington Heights from 0.5″ to 1.0″ — less than the potential 1.5″ that was in the forecast from 12 AM to 6 AM Saturday.

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Regarding the most recent deep snow event, in some areas a total of about 7 inches of snow fell in Arlington Heights from about 5:32 PM Thursday February 8, 2018 until 12:45 PM Friday February 9, 2018. The recent snow period lasted about 19:13 (hours:minutes). The current snow cover is about 11 inches.

The snow quality was dry and light — not good packing snow, but easy for shoveling. Snow accumulated significantly on grassy and paved areas.



NWS Forecast*
This Afternoon: A slight chance of snow between 1pm and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 22-23 from 2 PM to 3 PM. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Snow after 1am. Steady temperature around 18. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Sunday: Snow before 1pm. High near 25. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch to 3 inches is possible.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind around 5 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 26. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

* Official NWS Forecast with other NWS information appended or included.




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