Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fairfield, Fairfield Municipal Airport (KFWC)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 88.41°WElev: 436ft.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 8:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfield IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Light east wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfield IL
 38.38°N 88.37°W
8:15 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
8pm CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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