Lake Effect Snow Continues, Snow For Appalachians And Warm Temperatures Out West

Despite the latest winter storm winding down, heavy lake effect snow continues downwind of the Great Lakes. This is especially true off Lakes Erie and Ontario, where blizzard warnings from snow, winds and cold temperatures persist in New York state. A clipper system may deliver light snow accumulations across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Appalachians. Temperatures will be warm out West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 28 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Charleston IL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 20. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 47. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind around 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Chance Rain

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 20. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 47. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. West southwest wind around 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston IL
 39.48°N 88.19°W (Elev. 650 ft)
6:09 am CST Feb 28, 2020
6am CST Feb 28, 2020-6pm CST Mar 5, 2020
 
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