Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 24 Oct 6:41 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sparta IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 54. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers.  High near 49. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 54. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Showers. High near 49. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta IL
 38.16°N 89.72°W (Elev. 489 ft)
5:42 am CDT Oct 24, 2020
6am CDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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