Dry and Windy Across the Central Rockies; Flash Flood Threat in the South; Possible Midweek Coastal Storm for New England

Dry and windy conditions across portions of the Central Rockies are contributing to an enhanced wildfire threat early this week. On Tuesday, heavy rainfall setting up along a slow moving front will bring a flash flooding threat to portions of the South from northern Louisiana to southern South Carolina. A coastal storm may bring soaking rain and gusty winds to portions of New England midweek. Read More >

Current conditions at

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 88.53°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Oct 3:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Louisville IL

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light southwest wind.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 45. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 7 to 17 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 68. Light southwest wind.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 45. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 17 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 7 to 17 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Louisville IL
 38.83°N 88.49°W (Elev. 499 ft)
3:40 pm CDT Oct 14, 2019
3pm CDT Oct 14, 2019-6pm CDT Oct 20, 2019
 
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