Wet in the Northwest; Storm System Takes Shape in the Southern Plains

A stream of moisture into the Northwest and northern Rockies today will produce locally heavy rain, mountain snow and gusty to high winds. Meanwhile, a storm system will gradually develop across the southern Plains today for heavy to excessive rainfall, possible flooding and isolated strong to severe thunderstorms in portions of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 88.53°WElev: 587ft.

Partly Cloudy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 7 Feb 1:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Effingham IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  Temperature rising to around 57 by 3am. Breezy, with an east wind 11 to 16 mph becoming south southwest 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 44 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. West wind 9 to 14 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Wednesday Night
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Temperature rising to around 57 by 3am. Breezy, with an east wind 11 to 16 mph becoming south southwest 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 44 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. West wind 9 to 14 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Effingham IL
 39.07°N 88.53°W (Elev. 554 ft)
12:40 pm CST Feb 7, 2023
1pm CST Feb 7, 2023-6pm CST Feb 13, 2023
 
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