Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 37.99°NLon: -89.81°WElev: 528ft.

Mostly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NW 12 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Menard IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Light northeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. South wind 10 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8am and noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Light northeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. South wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8am and noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Menard IL
 37.99°N 89.81°W (Elev. 525 ft)
2:55 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
4pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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