Slow System Impacts Southern California and Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Over The East

A slow moving storm system will deliver heavy mountain snow and rainfall to southern California and the Desert Southwest through late week. The locally heavy rainfall may pose a flash flood risk, especially to burn scar locations. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley into the Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rantoul National Aviation Center Airport (KTIP)

Lat: 40.29°NLon: 88.15°WElev: 732ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 14 mph
Barometer 29.66 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Apr 7:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Rantoul Natl Avn Cntr-Frank Elliot Field Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 48. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 48. West northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Rantoul Natl Avn Cntr-Frank Elliot Field Airport IL
 40.25°N 88.11°W (Elev. 696 ft)
6:09 pm CDT Apr 7, 2020
7pm CDT Apr 7, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 14, 2020
 
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