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Slight risk of severe weather on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects a slight risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Aug 10:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Menard IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Light south wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Light south wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Menard IL
 37.99°N 89.81°W (Elev. 525 ft)
11:11 pm CDT Aug 1, 2015
11pm CDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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