Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

University of Illinois - Willard (KCMI)

Lat: 40.03°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 741ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed S 18 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Savoy IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 25 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a northwest wind 22 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing and
    Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.
Tuesday Night
Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 25 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a northwest wind 22 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Savoy IL
 40.04°N 88.27°W (Elev. 741 ft)
11:49 am CST Feb 26, 2024
12pm CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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