Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.07°NLon: -88.93°WElev: 479ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 7 Feb 6:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Whittington IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of light rain after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Light
    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of light rain before 10pm.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Light Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 29 by 4pm. West northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of light rain after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of light rain before 10pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 29 by 4pm. West northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 38. North northwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Whittington IL
 38.07°N 88.93°W
6:15 am CST Feb 7, 2016
7am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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