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.

Mostly Cloudy

58°F

14°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 3:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Sparta IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 57. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 57. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Sparta IL
 38.18°N 89.77°W (Elev. 459 ft)
2:43 am CDT May 1, 2016
3am CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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