Light Snow, But Prolonged Wet Snow and Drizzle Event Lasting Wednesday/Thursday Midnight to Saturday 5AM in Arlington Heights Forecast

Snow is expected to begin as early as 10 p.m. Wednesday, but we probably won’t see significant snowfall begin until about 2:00 a.m. Thursday. Snow accumulation will continue on Thursday, Friday and early Saturday morning. Total accumulation is forecast to be 3.0 inches from midnight Wednesday/Thursday until 5:00 a.m. Saturday. The snow is expected to be wet and heavy for shoveling, but the snowfall rate is forecast to be light. The snow may be mixed with light rain and drizzle on Friday, starting about 8:00 a.m. and continuing until about 5:00 a.m. Saturday when the snow ends. No freezing rain or sleet is forecast at this time, and winds will gust at times to about 14 MPH from the south, then east, then northeast, then north and northwest at the end of the snowfall period. Temperatures will hold in the low to mid-30s during the snowfall period.

Light snow as in snowfall rate, but heavy and wet while shoveling.

— Cardinal News

Weather Radar (also nexrad.chgowx.com) shows rain, drizzle and snow lurking just east of the Mississippi to about Peoria and Rockford and moving southwest to northeast at 3:22 p.m.




 O’HARE FORECAST … 

This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight: Snow, mainly after 2am. Low around 30. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Thursday: Snow. High near 34. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Thursday Night: Snow. Low around 32. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Friday: Snow likely before 8am, then rain and snow. High near 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 5am. Low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday: A chance of snow, mixing with rain after 10am, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 29.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

 LAKE TEMPS … 

SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
906 AM CST Wed Jan 22 2020

LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…

CHICAGO SHORE……….34

CHICAGO CRIB……….30

MICHIGAN CITY……….33

&&

M IS FOR MISSING DATA THAT IS NORMALLY AVAILABLE.

THE MICHIGAN CITY WATER TEMPERATURE SENSOR IS LOCATED AT A WATER
INTAKE ONE MILE OFFSHORE AND 60 FEET BELOW WATER SURFACE. IT IS READ EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR.

january.chicagoweatherstation.com

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