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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 88.53°WElev: 587ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 16 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.84 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 3:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Effingham IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until April 29, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until April 29, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 63. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 76. South southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 49. South southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 45. West southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. West southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Southeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 63. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 76. South southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 49. South southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 45. West southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. West southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Effingham IL
 39.12°N 88.55°W (Elev. 581 ft)
3:55 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
4pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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