More Snow for the North Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West

Low pressure will bring locally heavy snowfall from the Northern Rockies into the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota through Thursday with well below normal temperatures. Farther east, showers and thunderstorms are expected from the Midwest into the Central Plains. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions will prevail in California, the Great Basin, and Southern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 40.48°NLon: 88.92°WElev: 873ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 21 Oct 5:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Merna IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 51 by 5pm. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 51 by 5pm. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Merna IL
 40.48°N 88.85°W (Elev. 810 ft)
10:56 pm CDT Oct 20, 2020
6am CDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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