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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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Current Conditions

Sangamon County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Today Rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
  • Tonight Rain...possibly mixed with snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Sunday Snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Total accumulation 3 to 7 inches. Highs in the mid 30s. Temperature falling into the 20s in the afternoon. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming north with gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Sunday Night colder. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Lows around 10. North winds 15 to 20 mph.
  • Monday Colder. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows around 15. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight.
  • Tuesday mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
  • Wednesday Night colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 8.
  • Thursday And Thursday Night Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs around 19. Lows around 5.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s.