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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

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 88.53°WElev: 587ft.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 3:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Effingham IL

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Effingham IL
 39.12°N 88.55°W (Elev. 581 ft)
2:57 am CDT May 29, 2015
4am CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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