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Heavy Snow Moves into the Rockies; Northern Plains

A storm will move from the western U.S. into the Wasatch and northern Rockies. Heavy snow, gusty winds and difficult travel conditions are likely. The storm will move into the Northern Plains toward the end of the week, with possible blizzard conditions. Elsewhere, heavy rain is possible along the central Gulf Coast and Florida while record warmth spreads into the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Mostly Cloudy

58°F

14°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Feb 7:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain before 9pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain before 9pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 7 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. East northeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South southwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
8:13 pm CST Feb 21, 2017
8pm CST Feb 21, 2017-6pm CST Feb 28, 2017
 
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