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

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Carbondale IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °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.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West northwest wind around 5 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. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Carbondale IL
 37.72°N 89.23°W
8:15 am CDT May 28, 2016
8am CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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