Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 88.53°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 17 Aug 11:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Effingham IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Effingham IL
 39.07°N 88.53°W (Elev. 554 ft)
11:02 am CDT Aug 17, 2018
12pm CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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