Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Partly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.88 in
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Menard IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Menard IL
 37.99°N 89.81°W (Elev. 525 ft)
4:01 pm CDT May 1, 2016
5pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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