Powerful Storm for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Plains; Lake Effect Snow across New York State

Powerful storm will impact most of the West for the remainder of this week and into the first weekend for the month of March. Heavy precipitation, strong winds and blizzard conditions for the mountains are expected. Downwind of Lake Ontario, heavy lake effect snow will affect Upstate New York through today. For the Plains, dry and breezy conditions will raise critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bloomington/Normal, Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (KBMI)

Lat: 40.48°NLon: 88.92°WElev: 873ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed S 20 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.5 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 29 Feb 2:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Bloomington IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 47. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 47. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.
Monday Night
Rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Bloomington IL
 40.48°N 88.96°W (Elev. 843 ft)
2:44 pm CST Feb 29, 2024
3pm CST Feb 29, 2024-6pm CST Mar 6, 2024
 
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