Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Rain

44°F

7°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 15 Dec 5:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

New Athens IL

  • Today

    Today: Rain, mainly before noon.  High near 47. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, mainly before noon. High near 47. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
New Athens IL
 38.32°N 89.88°W (Elev. 394 ft)
4:59 am CST Dec 15, 2018
6am CST Dec 15, 2018-6pm CST Dec 21, 2018
 
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