Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

St. Charles, St. Charles County Smartt Airport (KSET)

Lat: 38.93°NLon: 90.43°WElev: 436ft.

Fair and Breezy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed S 23 G 38 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1007.0 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 3 Mar 12:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Kane IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Low around 52. South wind 10 to 17 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Low around 52. South wind 10 to 17 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Rain and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Kane IL
 39.18°N 90.41°W (Elev. 548 ft)
11:37 am CST Mar 3, 2024
1pm CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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