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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

University of Illinois - Willard (KCMI)

Lat: 40.03°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 741ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 20 mph
Barometer 29.50 in (998.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 3:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Champaign IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 68 by noon, then falling to around 53 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 21 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 68 by noon, then falling to around 53 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 21 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Champaign IL
 40.1°N 88.26°W (Elev. 755 ft)
3:54 am CST Feb 24, 2017
4am CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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