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Heavy Rain and Flood Threat Continues; Wintry Mix Extends from the Plains to the Northeast; and Snow in the West

Additional rainfall from the Southern Plains to the Ohio Valley will enhance the threat for additional flash flooding and main stem river flooding. Areas of accumulating snow and ice are expected across portions of the Central Plains to the Northeast. The Western U.S. will mainly be cold with the threat for heavy snow across parts of northern California, the Great Basin and the central Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 88.85°WElev: 466ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

38°F

3°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 22 Feb 6:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Mount Vernon IL

Flood Watch until February 25, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 25, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Sun

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Cloudy

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Temperature rising to around 51 by 1am. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 46. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 8 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 63. East northeast wind around 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 41. South wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Temperature rising to around 51 by 1am. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 46. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 8 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 63. East northeast wind around 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 41. South wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Vernon IL
 38.31°N 88.91°W
8:16 am CST Feb 22, 2018
8am CST Feb 22, 2018-6pm CST Feb 28, 2018
 
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