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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms move into the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon; and into the central Gulf States on Saturday. Storms may contain very heavy rain, large hail, and damaging winds. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Decatur Airport (KDEC)

Lat: 39.83°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 670ft.

Fair and Windy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 28 G 36 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Decatur IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Increasing clouds, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 56. South southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 66. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Increasing clouds, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 56. South southeast wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 66. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday
Showers likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Decatur IL
 39.86°N 88.94°W (Elev. 682 ft)
10:54 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
12pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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