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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.57 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 12:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Sparta IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 14 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain, snow, and sleet between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of rain after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Chance Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 14 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain, snow, and sleet between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of rain after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Sparta IL
 38.18°N 89.77°W (Elev. 459 ft)
11:43 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
12am CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 1, 2017
 
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