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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 88.53°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 27 May 6:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Effingham IL

  • Tonight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Effingham IL
 39.12°N 88.55°W (Elev. 581 ft)
5:27 pm CDT May 27, 2015
8pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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