Preview of NWS' New Point Forecast Icons
Effective July 7, 2015, NWS will implement changes to the icons depicted on all of its Point Forecast pages. Highlights will include new icons with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

You may preview these updates in real time for this location. View additional details, and send any comments to icons@noaa.gov.

Please note the preview site is not operational, so performance may be slow during periods of peak access.

Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, New England, flash flooding possible across southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Thurs. afternoon and evening across parts of the central & southern Plains, with large hail, damaging winds & a few tornadoes possible. There is also a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms across New England, where damaging wind gusts will be the main threat. Flash flooding is also possible across TX, OK and KS.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 89.01°WElev: 486ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 20.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 28 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Benton IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
  Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Benton IL
 38°N 88.93°W
2:15 pm CDT May 28, 2015
4pm CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Graph

National Digital Forecast Database