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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Dec 5:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Murphysboro IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. South southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Murphysboro IL
 37.77°N 89.37°W
6:42 am CST Dec 7, 2016
6am CST Dec 7, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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