Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 2 Mar 8:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Carbondale IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 57. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 57. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East wind around 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. East southeast wind 11 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Carbondale IL
 37.72°N 89.23°W
7:47 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
8pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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