Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salem, Salem-Leckrone Airport (KSLO)

Lat: 38.64°NLon: 88.96°WElev: 574ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 18 Aug 9:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Salem IL
 38.62°N 88.95°W (Elev. 531 ft)
7:41 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
9am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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