Still image from Weather Underground archived loop Paducah, Kentucky radar at 5:00 a.m. CST — about the time of Harrisburg, Illinois tornado (Weather Underground — Live Paducah Radar)
Weather forecast for Harrisburg, Illinois as of Wednesday 2:00 p.m. February 29, 2012.
This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a west southwest wind between 16 and 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West wind between 5 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind at 7 mph becoming south.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 8 mph.
Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 11 mph becoming south southwest between 17 and 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night: A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of rain between 3am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northwest wind between 7 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 51. West northwest wind between 7 and 13 mph.
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Map of Illinois with Harrisburg marker.