Winter Storm Wanes in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains; Severe Weather Threat in Central U.S.

The snow and high winds along the Sierra Nevada and the Intermountain West is gradually waning. The threat of wildfires persist in the High Plains. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible in portions of the Southern Great Plains into the Lower/Mid-Mississippi Valley on Monday, in addition to locally heavy rain in the central Gulf Coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Decatur Airport (KDEC)

Lat: 39.83°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 670ft.

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 4 Mar 4:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Decatur Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 53. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. East wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain.  High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 53. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. East wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Rain. High near 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Decatur Airport IL
 39.84°N 88.88°W (Elev. 650 ft)
5:16 am CST Mar 4, 2024
5am CST Mar 4, 2024-6pm CDT Mar 10, 2024
 
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