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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

University of Illinois - Willard (KCMI)

Lat: 40.03°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 741ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 18 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 29 May 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Champaign IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North northeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Champaign IL
 40.1°N 88.26°W (Elev. 755 ft)
10:12 am CDT May 29, 2015
1pm CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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