WINTER STORM WARNING FOR MOST OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS
Central Arlington Heights has 1.5″ of snow accumulation at 11:00 p.m. Another 1″ of snowfall is expected by midnight Thursday/Friday during a Winter Storm Warning for Chicagoland with highest intensity between Thursday 6 PM and Friday 9 AM. The remainder of the system’s snowfall is forecast to bring an additional 9.5″ accumulation by 12 noon Friday.
UPDATE: 4.5″ of new snow on ground in Arlington Heights at 6 AM.
A total of 12″ (1.5″ + 1″ + 9.5″) snow accumulation is forecast for Thursday and early Friday.
Light snow will continue Friday, Friday night, and Saturday with a boost in intensity Saturday morning and an additional accumulation of about 2.1″ by noon Saturday.
Combining Thursday/Friday with Saturday could bring a total of at least 14″ of new snow by Saturday at noon.
An addition 1″ of new snow from midnight Saturday/Sunday to 11 AM Sunday could bring the total accumulation from Thursday night to late Sunday morning to 15″ of new snow.
Winter storm to impact region this eve & Fri. Heaviest snow expected just north of I-80 up to WI where 6-12 inches psbl & localized 1 ft+ am pic.twitter.com/twQ14V4NMS
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) February 9, 2018
Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Steady temperature around 22. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.
Friday: Snow, mainly before noon. High near 28. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 23. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 13. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Winter Storm Warning
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE…CORRECTED
National Weather Service Chicago IL
1005 PM CST Thu Feb 8 2018
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Lake IN-Porter-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Chicago, Ottawa, Oswego, Morris,
Joliet, Gary, and Valparaiso
1005 PM CST Thu Feb 8 2018
…WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST FRIDAY…
* WHAT…Snow, heavy at times occurring. Plan on difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday.
Additional snow accumulations of 7 to 12 inches, with localized
amounts up to 14 inches expected.
* WHERE…Portions of northwest Indiana and north central and
* WHEN…Until noon CST Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are occurring. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
Chicago Weather Forecast for your MAC/PC/TABLET includes surrounding suburbs.
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