Champaign, IL

Right Now
73°
Clear
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Feels Like: 73°
  • Heat Index: 73°
  • Wind: 4 mph
  • Wind Chill: 73°
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 06:37:47 AM
  • Sunset: 06:55:31 PM
  • Dew Point: 64°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Mostly clear. Low 64F. Winds light and variable.

Tonight

Mostly clear. Low 64F. Winds light and variable.

Tomorrow

Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
10 PM
71°
0%
10 PM
71°

Wind: SE @ 3mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 79%

Wind Chill: 71°

Heat Index: 71°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 PM
70°
0%
11 PM
70°

Wind: SE @ 4mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 81%

Wind Chill: 70°

Heat Index: 70°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 AM
69°
0%
12 AM
69°

Wind: SSE @ 3mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 84%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

1 AM
68°
0%
1 AM
68°

Wind: SSE @ 3mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 86%

Wind Chill: 68°

Heat Index: 68°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

2 AM
67°
4%
2 AM
67°

Wind: SSE @ 3mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 88%

Wind Chill: 67°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

3 AM
66°
11%
3 AM
66°

Wind: SSE @ 3mph

Precip: 11% Chance

Humidity: 89%

Wind Chill: 66°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

4 AM
66°
13%
4 AM
66°

Wind: S @ 2mph

Precip: 13% Chance

Humidity: 89%

Wind Chill: 66°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 8 mi

5 AM
66°
16%
5 AM
66°

Wind: S @ 2mph

Precip: 16% Chance

Humidity: 90%

Wind Chill: 66°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

6 AM
65°
16%
6 AM
65°

Wind: SE @ 3mph

Precip: 16% Chance

Humidity: 90%

Wind Chill: 65°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 8 mi

7 AM
65°
24%
7 AM
65°

Wind: SSE @ 3mph

Precip: 24% Chance

Humidity: 90%

Wind Chill: 65°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 8 mi

8 AM
69°
20%
8 AM
69°

Wind: SSE @ 3mph

Precip: 20% Chance

Humidity: 84%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 70°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 AM
74°
20%
9 AM
74°

Wind: S @ 4mph

Precip: 20% Chance

Humidity: 73%

Wind Chill: 74°

Heat Index: 76°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

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Across the Corn Belt, warm, mostly dry weather is nearly ideal for late-developing corn and soybeans, except for locally heavy showers in the upper Midwest. While not as warm as yesterday, Wednesday’s high temperatures will average more than 10 degrees above normal across northern-most porti…

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Across the Corn Belt, warm, mostly dry weather is nearly ideal for late-developing corn and soybeans, except for locally heavy showers in the upper Midwest. The warmest weather — relative to normal — is occurring across the upper Midwest, where Tuesday’s high temperatures will once again app…

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Across the Corn Belt, a low-pressure system is crossing the upper Great Lakes region, where showers linger. Showers and thunderstorms extend southward into the middle Mississippi Valley along a trailing cold front.

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Across the Corn Belt, showers stretch from Michigan to Nebraska, helping to ease short-term dryness. On Sept. 8, Michigan led the Midwest with topsoil moisture rated 42% very short to short.

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In the Corn Belt, scattered showers are confined to portions of the Great Lakes region. Elsewhere, dry weather and near-normal temperatures favor a push toward corn and soybean maturation. However, statewide crop development is running as much as 2 to 3 weeks behind schedule in states such a…

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Across the Corn Belt, dry weather and near- or below-normal temperatures prevail in the wake of a departing cold front. A modern-era record was set for fewest U.S. soybeans setting pods by September 1. The previous record of 92% in 2013 was supplanted by this year’s figure of 86%. Similarly,…

Visibility could drop to one-quarter mile, making travel hazardous. Slow down, and use your headlights.

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Across the Corn Belt, another surge of cool air is slowing the push of late-planted corn and soybeans toward maturation. In many upper Midwestern locations, Friday morning’s low temperatures fell below 50°. Elsewhere, rain is largely confined to Missouri, where overnight thunderstorms result…

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Across the Corn Belt, cool weather accompanies scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms. The rain is benefiting corn and soybeans, but below-normal temperatures are maintaining concerns about developmental delays, especially in late-planted fields.

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Across the Corn Belt, a few showers linger across the Ohio Valley in the wake of a departing cold front. Cool, dry weather covers the remainder of the Midwest, raising concerns about delayed maturation for late-planted corn and soybeans. Since the beginning of the 21st century, there have be…

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Across the Corn Belt, a cold front stretching from the lower Great Lakes region into Missouri is helping to focus showers and thunderstorms. The rain is generally benefiting late-planted, late-developing corn and soybeans. Meanwhile, cool, dry air is overspreading the upper Midwest, where Th…

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In the four minutes between when a Champaign police officer saw something kicking up debris close to the ground in west Champaign and the National Weather Service said it was not a tornado, schools and other agencies took steps to keep their charges safe.

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Across the Corn Belt, showers and thunderstorms are affecting some western production areas, including parts of the Missouri Valley. Cool air is arriving across the upper Midwest, but hot, humid conditions linger in the Ohio Valley.

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Across the Corn Belt, sunny weather and near-normal temperatures favor the development of late-planted corn and soybeans. In recent days, showers have benefited summer crops in some of the driest areas of the Midwest, although more rain will be needed as crops progress through the filling st…

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Across the Corn Belt, summer crops are developing amid an absence of heat stress, with near- or below-normal temperatures continuing. In addition, several clusters of showers are benefiting corn and soybeans. Early Friday, the most significant rainfall is occurring in parts of Missouri, Nebr…

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Across the Corn Belt, near- or below-normal temperatures continue to benefit reproductive to filling corn and soybeans, although significant developmental delays remain a concern as the end of summer approaches. By Aug. 11, more than one-fifth of the corn was not yet silking in Indiana, Mich…

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Across the Corn Belt, mostly dry weather accompanies near- or below-normal temperatures. Despite an absence of heat stress, a difficult growing season continues in parts of the Midwest due to late-planted, poorly rooted corn and soybeans developing amid worsening topsoil moisture shortages.

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In the Corn Belt, a broken line of showers stretches from Michigan to Missouri. Prior to the rain, topsoil moisture had declined precipitously in parts of the central and eastern Corn Belt. On August 4, topsoil moisture was rated at least one-half very short to short in Illinois (57%), Michi…

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More than three weeks had passed since portions of Champaign County had a notable rain event.

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Across the Corn Belt, showers and thunderstorms in the vicinity of a cold front stretch from Michigan to Missouri. The showers are especially beneficial for reproductive corn and soybeans in the central Corn Belt that have received little rain in recent weeks. Meanwhile, cooler, drier air is…

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Across the Corn Belt, scattered showers and thunderstorms continue to affect the upper Midwest. Meanwhile, patchy dryness is adversely affecting some late-developing corn and soybeans in the central and eastern Corn Belt.

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PARIS (AP) — Record temperatures are being set across Europe, including Paris, as the continent swelters Thursday in what is its second heat wave this summer.

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Across the Corn Belt, cool, dry weather is easing stress on summer crops, although a few pockets of unfavorable dryness exist. Crop development remains significantly behind the normal pace, despite last week’s heat wave. For example, only 35% of the U.S. corn crop was silking by July 21, com…

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Across the Corn Belt, a heat wave is peaking, with Friday’s high temperatures expected to range from 90 to 100 degrees across all but northern corn and soybean production areas. High humidity levels accompany the hot weather, placing additional stress on livestock and poorly rooted crops.

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Across the Corn Belt, rain associated with Tropical Depression Barry is edging into southern parts of Illinois and Missouri. Meanwhile, showers in advance of an approaching cold front stretch from the upper Great Lakes region into Nebraska. Little rain has fallen so far in July across the so…

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Across the Corn Belt, sunny, warm weather favors a rapid pace of crop growth. However, corn and soybean stages of development remain far behind the average pace, owing to a sluggish spring planting pace. In addition, a few areas in the Midwest have not received much rain in recent days, lead…

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Across the Corn Belt, a cold front extends southward from the Great Lakes region. Very warm weather in advance of the front prevails in the eastern Corn Belt, while cool conditions cover the upper Midwest. Due to weather challenges that led to extremely late planting, only slightly more than…

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Across the Corn Belt, warmer, favorably drier weather prevails. Still, U.S. corn and soybeans face significant growing-season hurdles, given record-late planting and lingering wetness in parts of the Midwest. 

During the next 5 days, an axis of heavy rain—with widespread totals of 2 to 4 inches or more—will stretch from Kansas and Oklahoma into the northern Mid-Atlantic States and southern New England.

A storm system will affect the nation’s mid-section during second half of the week, maintaining showery conditions across a broad area, though the forecast could be complicated by a tropical disturbance, currently moving northward in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.

A barrage of storm systems will continue to emerge from the western U.S., maintaining the likelihood of showers and locally severe thunderstorms across a broad area of the nation’s mid-section.

Additional storm systems will affect the nation’s mid-section late in the week and early next week, respectively, boosting 5-day rainfall totals to 1 to 4 inches or more across large sections of the Plains, Midwest, and Northeast.

The 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of above-normal temperatures, while wetter-than-normal weather covers a broad area stretching from California to the Plains and Midwest.