Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bloomington/Normal, Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (KBMI)

Lat: 40.48°NLon: 88.92°WElev: 873ft.

A Few Clouds

82°F

28°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 28 Jul 9:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Bloomington IL

Heat Advisory July 28, 01:00pm until July 29, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Bloomington IL
 40.48°N 88.9°W (Elev. 856 ft)
9:39 am CDT Jul 28, 2021
10am CDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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