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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

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Aug 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Princeton IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Low around 68. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    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 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 68. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Princeton IL
 41.37°N 89.46°W (Elev. 709 ft)
10:15 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
5pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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