Lake Effect Snow Continues, Snow For Appalachians And Warm Temperatures Out West

Despite the latest winter storm winding down, heavy lake effect snow continues downwind of the Great Lakes. This is especially true off Lakes Erie and Ontario, where blizzard warnings from snow, winds and cold temperatures persist in New York state. A clipper system may deliver light snow accumulations across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Appalachians. Temperatures will be warm out West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport (KSAR)

Lat: 38.15°NLon: 89.7°WElev: 528ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Feb 12:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Pinckneyville IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 45. Light west northwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. South wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. South southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight.  Low around 51. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 45. Light west northwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 25. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. South wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. South southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Low around 51. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 46. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light and variable wind. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. West northwest wind around 7 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Pinckneyville IL
 38.08°N 89.38°W
12:16 am CST Feb 28, 2020
12am CST Feb 28, 2020-6pm CST Mar 4, 2020
 
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