Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 6 Dec 3:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Athens IL

  • Today

    Today: Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. West northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 40. West northwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. West northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Athens IL
 40°N 89.68°W (Elev. 614 ft)
2:09 am CST Dec 6, 2016
4am CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 12, 2016
 
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