Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 20 Apr 11:02 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Red Bud IL

Freeze Warning April 21, 01:00am until April 21, 09:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • Today

    Today: Rain showers before 4pm, then rain and snow showers.  Temperature falling to around 35 by 5pm. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 8pm.  Widespread frost after 11pm. Low around 28. West wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Snow Showers
    then Frost

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Frost then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread frost, mainly after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Frost

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.

    Frost then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain showers before 4pm, then rain and snow showers. Temperature falling to around 35 by 5pm. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 8pm. Widespread frost after 11pm. Low around 28. West wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Widespread frost, mainly after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Red Bud IL
 38.21°N 89.97°W (Elev. 410 ft)
8:41 am CDT Apr 20, 2021
11am CDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2021
 
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