Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 40.48°NLon: 88.92°WElev: 873ft.

Fog/Mist

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 17 Jan 8:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Bloomington IL

Winter Storm Watch January 18, 06:00pm until January 19, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Low around 27. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 28. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog before 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Friday
Cloudy, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow. Low around 27. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow. High near 28. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Bloomington IL
 40.48°N 88.96°W (Elev. 843 ft)
8:54 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
9pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 24, 2019
 
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