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Champaign-Urbana Forecast

3-Day Forecasts given on Mondays and Thursdays around 8pm. Forecasts are produced by our very own ISTORM forecasting team twice a week. Please refer to the NWS (KILX) for official information on severe weather.

April 16th


Daytime high of 80°F with mostly cloudy skies. Clouds may break up several times throughout the day. 30% chance of moderate rain by the early afternoon.

Low: 80°F
Wind: 5-20 mph from SE

Forecaster: DV

Tuesday Night

A line of thunderstorms will move toward Champaign during the overnight hours. The strongest storms are expected to arrive between midnight and 3 AM; these storms are capable of producing severe hazards. Consult the National Weather Service for official, up-to-date watch and warning information. Isolated showers and storms may continue after the initial line passes until dawn. Rain totals look to be 1/4″ or less, though locally higher amounts are possible if caught under a downpour. Breezy SSW winds between 15-25 mph, occasionally gusting up to 40 mph at times, will hold temperatures in the mid-60s.

Low: 65°F
Wind: 15-25mph from SSW / 40mph gusts

Forecaster: MP

April 17th


Temperature high at 68 with partially cloudy skies. Thunderstorms possible, with trace rain in early morning. Windy throughout day, 20 MPH+ from SW expected, gusting 30+ MPH.

Low: 68°F
Wind: 20mph from SW

Forecaster: Rory S

Wednesday Night

Overcast skies in the evening, clearing up soon after the sun sets. Clear skies for the rest of the night. Low of 49. Winds 15-20mph from the west during the evening, continuously calming to 5-10mph.

Low: 49°F
Wind: 15-20mph from W

Forecaster: JV

April 18th


Daytime high of 71°F with few clouds in the sky. Winds are 10-15 mph from variable directions throughout the day. Light rain is possible at 25% in the early afternoon with totals being less than 0.1 inches.

Low: 71°F
Wind: 10-15mph from variable direction

Forecaster: Jason M

Thursday Night

Overnight low 47°F with wind speed of 5-10mph from NW. Few clouds overnight, but there is a 65% chance of rain by early Friday morning. Rainfall total will be near 0.25 inches.

Low: 47°F
Wind: 5-10mph from NW

Forecaster: Jason M


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