Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

University of Illinois - Willard (KCMI)

Lat: 40.03°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 741ft.

Light Rain

58°F

14°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Champaign IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 44. Breezy, with an east wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 4pm.  High near 51. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 21 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy frost after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of frost before 7am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 59. North wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 44. Breezy, with an east wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 4pm. High near 51. Breezy, with an east wind 16 to 21 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Patchy frost after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday
Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 59. North wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Champaign IL
 40.12°N 88.26°W (Elev. 764 ft)
4:38 pm CDT May 8, 2021
5pm CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 15, 2021
 
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