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Fire Weather Threats out West; Wintry Weather Upper Midwest to the Middle Atlantic

High pressure in the west continues to send weather systems into the Great Basin, and this is keeping fire weather threats elevated to critical across southern California. A series of weather systems will bring widespread snow from the Upper Midwest to the Middle Atlantic and Northeast, with heavier snow amounts in lake effect snow bands near the Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 88.85°WElev: 466ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 13 Dec 11:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north northwest  in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 51. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 51. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 47. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
12:16 am CST Dec 14, 2017
12am CST Dec 14, 2017-6pm CST Dec 19, 2017
 
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