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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Feb 8:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Murphysboro IL

Flood Warning February 25, 04:48pm until further notice
Flood Watch until February 25, 06:00am
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Flood Warning until further notice
Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 25, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Sun

    Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 64. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 40. South wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 64. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 40. South wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Murphysboro IL
 37.77°N 89.34°W
8:58 pm CST Feb 23, 2018
9pm CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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