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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

63°F

17°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 30 Apr 8:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Vernon IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then scattered showers between 10pm and 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers.  High near 60. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then scattered showers between 10pm and 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 60. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 9 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 8 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. North wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Vernon IL
 38.31°N 88.91°W
8:15 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
9am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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