Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 89.01°WElev: 486ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 28 May 6:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Benton IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south southeast wind.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Benton IL
 38°N 88.93°W
6:15 pm CDT May 28, 2016
7pm CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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