Dangerous Heat and Humidity Over The East

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over much of the east over the next couple of days. Afternoon high temperatures are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. The dangerous heat wave will impact major I-95 cities from North Carolina to New York. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 89.01°WElev: 486ft.

Overcast

86°F

30°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 25 Jul 10:58 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Benton IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light northeast wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light northeast wind becoming east northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Benton IL
 38°N 88.93°W
9:15 am CDT Jul 25, 2016
11am CDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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