Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 May 10:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Athens IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
New Athens IL
 38.32°N 89.88°W (Elev. 394 ft)
9:27 pm CDT May 21, 2022
10pm CDT May 21, 2022-6pm CDT May 28, 2022
 
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