Temperatures Falling, Cold Front, Increase in Clouds Early Wednesday Afternoon in Arlington Heights, Chicago Weather Forecast Northwest



Cooler air is sliding in from Lake Michigan, while the cold front aligned to the to the west along a line from Milwaukee to Madison to Platteville, Wisconsin. Temperatures in Arlington Heights are expected to drop between 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday February 28, 2018. The temperatures in the area were around 58°F about noon, but by 12:30 p.m. air temperatures were about 51°F in an near Arlington Heights. Temperatures closer to Lake Michigan will crash to the 30s.

Temperatures in Arlington Heights and the nearby northwest suburbs are forecast to drop to …

47°F by 2:00 p.m.
40°F by 4:00 p.m.
37°F by 8:00 p.m., and
holding at about 37°F to 38°F overnight when the high temperature will be recorded for Thursday March 1, 2018. Thursday temperatures are forecast to hold at about 34°F from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Some drizzle or spotty light may begin about 3:00 p.m. Wednesday (Today), but the more significant rain will begin about 9:00 p.m. with a good soaking rain beginning about midnight Wednesday/Thursday and lasting until 11:00 a.m. Thursday, when rain is expected to change to wet snow.

About 1.1 inch of snow is forecast to fall from noon to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018. There are some less probable weather models indicating snowfall in a continuum of deeper accumulations — up to 9 inches.

This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Patchy dense fog after 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 40 by 5pm. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Periods of rain, mainly after 9pm. Areas of dense fog. Low around 36. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday: Rain before noon, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between noon and 1pm, then snow likely after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible. Temperature falling to around 34 by 11am. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.



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