Arctic Cold Front to Bring Areas of Heavy Snow and Much Below Normal Temperatures to the Central U.S.

A strong cold front will sag south across the central U.S. today through this weekend with heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies into the central Plains, Great Lakes, and eventually the Northeast. Much below normal temperatures will spread across much of the northwest and north-central U.S. this weekend into next week. Heavy rain near the Gulf may bring flooding in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 17 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 27 Jan 7:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Carbondale/Murphysboro, Southern Illinois Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny through mid morning, then becoming mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy.
    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow and freezing rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind around 9 mph.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny through mid morning, then becoming mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow and freezing rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow and freezing rain before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. North wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Carbondale/Murphysboro, Southern Illinois Airport IL
 37.79°N 89.25°W
8:00 am CST Jan 27, 2023
8am CST Jan 27, 2023-6pm CST Feb 2, 2023
 
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