Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.09°NLon: -87.98°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

4°F

-16°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 30.52 in (1034.8 mb)
Dewpoint -11°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-14°F (-26°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Arlington Heights IL

Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sat

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -17. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -6. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 19. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -17. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -17. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -6. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow. High near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 19. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Arlington Heights IL
 42.09°N 87.98°W
1:15 am CST Feb 13, 2016
2am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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