Cold Rain Tonight, Rain & Gusty Winds Monday/Tuesday

Rain will be a common theme in our forecast for the next 7 days.

HRRR above gives a good look at what the radar might look like tonight into early Saturday morning:

  • a cold rain (just rain)
  • arriving ~ 9 – 10 pm
  • departing ~ 6 – 7 am Saturday
  • 0.5″ – 1″ of rain expected

Rest of the day Saturday should mostly be dry. A few isolated, quick rain showers are possible Saturday evening. read more

Incoming Rain To Help With Our Severe to Extreme Drought

New drought monitor came out today and showed little change to our drought situation.

Majority of WillCo. still in an Extreme Drought, while the rest of us are in the Severe Drought category.

Good news is, we have two upcoming rains that will help, not solve, our drought situation. read more

Two Chances At Decent Rain Over The Next Week

Very, very close to a Blerg today, but no cigar.

Thursday will be similar.

Next Rain Chance: Friday PM – Saturday AM

A low-pressure system will move S of us and bring moisture to provide us some much-needed rain. read more

Quiet Weather Until The Weekend

Cold mornings and chilly afternoons will be in store for us this work week. Very January-like.

No rain chances to discuss until, of course, this weekend.

Too far out to discuss specific details, but for now it looks like: read more

Ringing In 2024 With A Blerg

Happy New Year!

The boxes have been checked for Blerg conditions today.

Very quiet week ahead. Temperatures will be seasonal-ish.

No rain chances to talk about until Friday/Saturday when a low-pressure system will escort moisture into our area. This looks to just be rain, and a decent amount of it too, precip totals look to be around an inch. Still a ways away, details are still fuzzy. We’ll be watching and updating. read more

2023: A Relatively Dry + Warm Year

The last day of 2023 will quite nice, with high temperatures in the mid 50s.

This handy dandy graphic from NWS Nashville shows the expected temperatures and wind chills tonight. If going out, make sure to bundle up. read more

Cold But Dry Transition Into 2024

Fairly tame upcoming forecast for us.

Temperatures will be fairly seasonal. High temps for NYE will be in the low to mid 50s.

For the brave souls going downtown, you’ll want to prepare for temperatures to quickly drop after sunset. Mid 30s expected as the calendar changes to 1/1/24. It’ll be dry. read more

Light Rain With Maybe Flurries Mixed In Today, Looking Ahead to 2024

As of 4pm, surface temperatures throughout our two counties are ranging from 37-40°, which is the reason the precip moving thru will mostly be light rain, although temperatures way up are very cold which could call for some flurries mixing in. read more

sNOw Chances Looking Very Meh + Drought Update

This graph from NWS Nashville shows only a 10 – 30% chance of us seeing 0.1″ +, or more commonly known as a dusting.

The odds are not in our favor.

New model data keeps coming in, and it shows bad news for those who had their fingers crossed for accumulating snow. read more

First Chance At Snowflakes This Winter Thursday Night - Friday, Time to Embrace Uncertainty

We’ll be dry until Wednesday evening, when some showers (just rain) move in, shown below by the HRRR model.

This will just be some light rain. If you look closely, you can see the swirl near the bootheel of MO and southern Illinois, that low pressure system will be the culprit for our snow chances. read more