Significant Weather Hazards from Storms on the West coast and in the Mississippi Valley

A powerful West Coast storm is likely to produce areas of heavy rain with life-threatening flash flooding, especially on burn scars, high winds, and significant waves along the coast. Scattered severe storms capable of damaging winds gusts, isolated large hail, and tornadoes, including larger tornadoes EF-2 or greater is expected in parts of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pittsfield, Pittsfield Penstone Municipal Airport (KPPQ)

Lat: 39.64°NLon: 90.78°WElev: 709ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.56 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 7:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Salem IL

Tornado Watch until October 24, 10:00pm
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    Tornado Watch until October 24, 10:00pm

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    10:00pm Sun

    Tornado Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Low around 47. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 22 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Breezy.
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Low around 47. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 22 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
New Salem IL
 39.7°N 90.84°W (Elev. 751 ft)
7:40 pm CDT Oct 24, 2021
7pm CDT Oct 24, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 31, 2021
 
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