Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Arlington Heights Weather Forecast: High 15, Snow Christmas Eve Overnight And Again Christmas Night

Chicagoland weather radar shows very small snow bands moving north to south -- mostly over the lake. Light snow is forecast to start Christmas Eve at about 9:00 p.m. and last until 11:00 a.m. Christmas morning. Accumulation of about 2.5 inches is forecast for Arlington Heights. Another 0.4 inch of snow is forecast for Christmas between 3:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Christmas afternoon and night.

Satellite images show clouds over northern Illinois and most of the upper Midwest. Clouds are expected to clear gradually to about 2:00 p.m. and then increase overnight.

A high of only 15 degrees forecast for today with a Wind Chill high of only 5 degrees. Temperatures are expected to rise overnight with the snowfall, and an increase in wind gusts. Stouh winds of 11-17 MPH with gusts to 26 MPH area expected overnight Tuesday/Wednesday and through the entire day on Christmas Day Wednesday.

A warming trend is forecast through Saturday (High 35 degrees) with another cold blast arriving Monday.


TODAY Sunrise: 7:18 AM Sunset: 4:25 PM
Mostly cloudy early, then becoming sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Temperature rising to around 19 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as -2. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Christmas Day
A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 27. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Sunday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

Sunday
Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.

Monday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9.

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