Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Current conditions at

Logan County Airport (KAAA)

Lat: 40.16°NLon: 89.34°WElev: 591ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed N 20 G 37 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 10 Aug 3:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln IL

Severe T-storm Watch until August 10, 10:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 10, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east wind.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln IL
 40.14°N 89.36°W (Elev. 574 ft)
12:26 pm CDT Aug 10, 2020
3pm CDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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