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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 11:35 am CDT

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°N Lon: 89.7°W Elev: 528ft.

For More Weather Information:

Saint Louis, MO Local Forecast Office

3 Miles NW Sparta IL

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 58. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 3 Miles NW Sparta IL
 38.18°N 89.77°W (Elev. 459 ft)
Last Update: 10:57 am CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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