Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Decatur Airport (KDEC)

Lat: 39.83°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 670ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

66°F

19°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 26 May 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Decatur IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 13 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 13 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Decatur IL
 39.86°N 88.94°W (Elev. 682 ft)
8:39 am CDT May 26, 2016
8am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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