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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 62°

Mix of sun and clouds

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 62°

Mix of sun and clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 66°

Abundant sunshine

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 69°

A few clouds

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 68°

Afternoon thunderstorms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 65°

Scattered thunderstorms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 68°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: ENE @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:40:51 am
  • Sunset: 08:38:22 pm
  • Humidity: 75
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 56°

Partly cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 58°

Mostly sunny

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 60°

Abundant sunshine

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 65°

Plenty of sun

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 68°

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 62°

Scattered thunderstorms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 61°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 60°(Feels like 60°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:35:59 am
  • Sunset: 08:37:13 pm
  • Humidity: 88
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 59°

More sun than clouds

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 61°

Times of sun and clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 64°

Plenty of sun

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 68°

Partly cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 71°

Scattered thunderstorms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 66°

A few thunderstorms possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 65°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: ENE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.9 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:39:21 am
  • Sunset: 08:34:55 pm
  • Humidity: 91
  • Visibility: 5 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 59°

Partly cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 61°

Times of sun and clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 65°

Sunshine

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 68°

Times of sun and clouds

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 71°

Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 65°

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 66°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 64°(Feels like 64°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: E @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:41:48 am
  • Sunset: 08:37:51 pm
  • Humidity: 83
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Regional Conditions

Quincy
63°
Macomb
60°
Pittsfield
71°
Hannibal
64°

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