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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Thursday
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  • 18°

Mostly clear

Friday
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  • 41°
  • 30°

Mostly sunny

Saturday
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  • 29°

Sunny

Sunday
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  • 25°

Mix of sun and clouds

Monday
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  • 36°

Sunshine

Tuesday
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  • 59°
  • 40°

Mainly sunny

Wednesday
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  • 62°
  • 45°

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Currently in Quincy as of

  • 9°(Feels like -3°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.54 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:32:56 am
  • Sunset: 06:01:39 pm
  • Humidity: 64
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Thursday
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  • 13°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 40°
  • 29°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
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  • 26°

More sun than clouds

Sunday
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  • 28°

More sun than clouds

Monday
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  • 50°
  • 33°

Abundant sunshine

Tuesday
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  • 58°
  • 35°

Abundant sunshine

Wednesday
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  • 57°
  • 37°

Sunshine

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 3°(Feels like 3°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.56 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30:18 am
  • Sunset: 05:58:21 pm
  • Humidity: 83
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Thursday
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  • 19°
  • 11°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 44°
  • 32°

Partly cloudy

Saturday
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  • 53°
  • 31°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 54°
  • 30°

Partly cloudy

Monday
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  • 53°
  • 31°

Sunny

Tuesday
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  • 61°
  • 38°

Sunny

Wednesday
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  • 62°
  • 37°

Sunny

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 9°(Feels like 9°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.56 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30:15 am
  • Sunset: 05:59:25 pm
  • Humidity: 70
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Thursday
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  • 22°
  • 14°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 47°
  • 34°

Mix of sun and clouds

Saturday
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  • 55°
  • 31°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 56°
  • 31°

Mix of sun and clouds

Monday
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  • 54°
  • 32°

Mainly sunny

Tuesday
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  • 61°
  • 39°

Mainly sunny

Wednesday
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  • 63°
  • 39°

Mainly sunny

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 12°(Feels like 3°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.53 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:32:59 am
  • Sunset: 06:01:59 pm
  • Humidity: 62
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

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