Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 40.48°NLon: 88.92°WElev: 873ft.

Fog/Mist

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 17 Jan 8:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Bloomington IL

Winter Storm Watch January 18, 06:00pm until January 19, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Low around 27. East northeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 27. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Blustery, with a north wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog before 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 25. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Friday
Cloudy, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow. Low around 27. East northeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow. High near 27. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Blustery, with a north wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. North wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Bloomington IL
 40.48°N 88.99°W (Elev. 801 ft)
9:30 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
9pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 24, 2019
 
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