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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pontiac Municipal Airport (KPNT)

Lat: 40.92°NLon: 88.62°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 21 Aug 2:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pontiac IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 4pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 4pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Pontiac IL
 40.89°N 88.65°W
2:18 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
3pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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