Severe Thunderstorms in the Midwest and Heavy Snow in the Northern Rockies on Wednesday

Scattered severe thunderstorms (Slight Risk Level 2 of 5) are possible Wednesday afternoon and evening from southern Lower Michigan into parts of the Midwest/Ohio Valley. A cold front sweeping across the north-central U.S. will bring additional heavy snow along the mountains and foothills of the northern Rockies into Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bloomington/Normal, Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (KBMI)

Lat: 40.48°NLon: 88.92°WElev: 873ft.

Overcast and Breezy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed S 25 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1003.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Apr 11:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Mackinaw IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. West northwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely between 10pm and 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. West northwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely between 10pm and 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Mackinaw IL
 40.56°N 89.3°W (Elev. 715 ft)
11:12 pm CDT Apr 16, 2024
12am CDT Apr 17, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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