Severe Weather and Heavy Rainfall Potential for the East; Active Weather Continues for the West

Strong Pacific storm will continue to bring heavy precipitation and strong winds across the western U.S. today. Across the east, the chance for strong to severe thunderstorms later today as low pressure tracks eastward. This system could redevelop into a coastal storm for the mid-Atlantic and Northeast corridors into Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 25 Oct 12:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockwood IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers, mainly after 1am.  Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers.  High near 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. North wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers, mainly after 1am. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers. High near 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Rockwood IL
 37.85°N 89.67°W (Elev. 600 ft)
1:13 pm CDT Oct 25, 2021
1pm CDT Oct 25, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 31, 2021
 
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