Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fairfield, Fairfield Municipal Airport (KFWC)

Lat: 38.38°NLon: 88.41°WElev: 436ft.

Partly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 10 Aug 3:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Albion IL

Heat Advisory until August 10, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 10, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light east northeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light east northeast wind.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light east wind.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Albion IL
 38.41°N 88.06°W
3:16 pm CDT Aug 10, 2020
3pm CDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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