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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. 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

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 6:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Vernon IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 70. South southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 70. South southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East southeast wind around 8 mph.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Vernon IL
 38.31°N 88.91°W
6:28 pm CDT Mar 24, 2017
7pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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