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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 17 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.7 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Feb 11:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Murphysboro IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind around 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind around 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 7 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Murphysboro IL
 37.77°N 89.34°W
12:15 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
12pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 1, 2017
 
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