Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jacksonville Municipal Airport (KIJX)

Lat: 39.77°NLon: 90.24°WElev: 614ft.

Unknown Precip

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 20 mph
Barometer 30.53 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 17 Jan 11:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E South Jacksonville IL

Flood Watch January 17, 06:00pm until January 18, 12:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory January 17, 12:00pm until January 18, 12:00am
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Flood Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Snow before 4pm, then snow and sleet between 4pm and 5pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 5pm.  High near 32. Southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, freezing rain and sleet, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all rain after 10pm.  Temperature rising to around 38 by 5am. Southeast wind 11 to 17 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 10am, then a slight chance of snow between 10am and noon.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 18 by 5pm. Wind chill values between 1 and 11. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 23 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -6 and 3. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 30.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow before 4pm, then snow and sleet between 4pm and 5pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 5pm. High near 32. Southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Rain, freezing rain and sleet, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all rain after 10pm. Temperature rising to around 38 by 5am. Southeast wind 11 to 17 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 10am, then a slight chance of snow between 10am and noon. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 18 by 5pm. Wind chill values between 1 and 11. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 23 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values between -6 and 3. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E South Jacksonville IL
 39.7°N 90.21°W (Elev. 591 ft)
11:10 am CST Jan 17, 2020
11am CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 23, 2020
 
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