Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 2 Mar 2:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Riverton IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62. South wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 21 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62. South wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 21 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton IL
 39.84°N 89.54°W (Elev. 548 ft)
2:44 am CST Mar 2, 2024
3am CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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