Friday, February 28, 2014

Arlington Heights Weather Forecast: Cold Blast Gone; Snowy Weekend Could Bring 5 Or 6 Inches By Monday Am

Chicagoland weather radar is all clear at about 8:25 AM. Friday. Some precipitaion is moving across the Mississippi River, but is dissipating rapidly.

A TOTAL of almost 5 or 6 inches of snow accumulation is possible from Friday evening through early Monday morning.

The next chance for precipitation is light snow starting late Friday. Flurries may start about 6:00 p.m., but significant snow is not expected until about midnight. Very light snow is expected to continue on Saturday. 1.0 inch of snow may accumulate from 6:00 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday.

Very light snow is forecast to increase about 6:00 p.m. Saturday. Following the 1.0 inch from Friday evening to noon Saturday, another 4.7 inches are possible from noon Saturday until 6:00 p.m. Sunday. Another 0.2 inch is possible overnight Sunday/Monday.

Satellite images show clouds over most of the Midwest. Cloudy conditions are expected to continue through the weekend.

TODAY Sunrise: 6:28 AM Sunset: 5:40 PM
Cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -4. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph from noon to 4:00 p.m.

Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 26. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight -- shifting gradually from 7:00 p.m. Friday to 5:00 a.m. Saturday. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 17 by 9:00 a.m. but then rises to 24 by 1:00 p.m. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 11 at 6:00 a.m. Wind chill values as low as -3. North wind 10 to 15 mph shifting to Northeast about 9:00 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6 (Wind chill -8).

Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17 from noon to 2:00 p.m.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.

Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.

Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.

Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

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