Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 88.85°WElev: 466ft.

Overcast

44°F

7°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 15 Oct 9:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sesser IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of frost after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 59. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Areas of frost after 5am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Clear then
    Areas Frost

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light east wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Areas of frost after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 35. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 59. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Areas of frost after 5am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light east wind.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Sunday
Areas of frost. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 53. North northwest wind around 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Sesser IL
 38.09°N 89.04°W
9:17 am CDT Oct 15, 2018
10am CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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