Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Taylorville, Taylorville Municipal Airport (KTAZ)

Lat: 39.53°NLon: 89.33°WElev: 623ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jul 11:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Litchfield IL

Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 109. South wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 76. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 96.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 94.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 109. South wind 7 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 76. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 96.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Litchfield IL
 39.18°N 89.61°W (Elev. 636 ft)
11:45 pm CDT Jul 17, 2019
12am CDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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