Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Chilly in the East; Storms Return to the West this Weekend

Remnants of a powerful storm and current ice free Great Lakes is causing lingering heavy snow and some blizzard conditions to continue downwind of the Great lakes. Snow and wind will slowly diminish this weekend. Meanwhile, a new system will move south along the West Coast. Lower elevation rain with heavy mountain snow will overspread the West to the Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Overcast

41°F

5°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 28 Feb 12:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Sparta IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Sparta IL
 38.16°N 89.72°W (Elev. 489 ft)
12:12 pm CST Feb 28, 2020
1pm CST Feb 28, 2020-6pm CST Mar 5, 2020
 
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