Severe Storms in the Midwest and Ohio Valley; Strong Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains

Severe storms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes, some of which could be strong will be possible in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through tonight. A strong winter storm continues to produce impacts across the west including heavy snow, gusty winds and rain. Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Texas Panhandle into Oklahoma through this evening. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Fair and Breezy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 21 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.39 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Feb 8:03 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Sparta IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a west wind 14 to 19 mph becoming northwest 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Blustery

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 41 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a west wind 14 to 19 mph becoming northwest 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 41. Breezy, with a northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta IL
 38.16°N 89.72°W (Elev. 489 ft)
7:22 pm CST Feb 27, 2024
8pm CST Feb 27, 2024-6pm CST Mar 5, 2024
 
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