Winter Weather Advisory with 4-5″ Snow Accumulation Arlington Heights, Chicago Weather Forecast Northwest

Arlington Heights Snow Plow 77M

In Arlington Heights, a snow system is moving through its last two hours of snowfall while a Winter Weather Advisory is activated. Another snow band with some intense snow may pass through from about 10:30 a.m. until 10:50 a.m.

A total of 4 inches of snow fell in Arlington Heights from about 11:45 PM Saturday, February 10, 2018 until 10:00 AM Sunday February 11, 2018 — an is ongoing. The recent snow period lasted about 10:15 (hours:minutes). The previous snow cover was 10 inches. The current snow cover is 14 inches.

Another 0.5″ to 1.0″ snow accumulation will bring the total accumulation for this weekend snow system to 4.5″ to 5.0″

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

With Chicago official weather records going back to 1885, today’s snowfall ties a 2009 record (Jan. 6 to Jan. 14 and Jan. 29 to Feb. 6 1902) for the longest stretch of consecutive days with measurable snow.

From Saturday February 3, 2018 to Sunday, February 11, 2018 Chicago marked another record 9 consecutive days with measurable snow.

Arlington Heights Snow Plow 77MArlington Heights Public Works Department crew member working Snow Plow 77M on the Sunday, February 11, 2018 — the 9th consecutive day of measurable snow.

Chicago Weather Forecast for your MAC/PC/TABLET includes surrounding suburbs.

NWS Forecast
Today: Snow, mainly before noon. High near 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as -4. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

Winter Weather Advisory
National Weather Service Chicago IL
558 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

…Snow Along and North of I-80 While Light Mixed Precipitation

Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-DeKalb-Kane-DuPage-Cook-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-
Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Woodstock, Waukegan,
Oregon, Dixon, DeKalb, Aurora, Elgin, Wheaton, Chicago, Ottawa,
Oswego, Morris, and Joliet
558 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018


* WHAT…Snow occurring. Plan on slippery road conditions and some
snow covered roads from the overnight heavy snow. Additional
accumulation of up to one inch.

* WHERE…Portions of northwest Indiana and central, north
central and northeast Illinois.

* WHEN…Until noon CST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at


A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

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