Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 24 May 2:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Murphysboro IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 60. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 60. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Murphysboro IL
 37.77°N 89.34°W
3:15 am CDT May 24, 2016
3am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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