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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair and Breezy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed S 21 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.56 in (1000.8 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 25 Apr 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Murphysboro IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Low around 52. South wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 61. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 9 mph.

    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Low around 52. South wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 61. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Murphysboro IL
 37.77°N 89.34°W
5:16 pm CDT Apr 25, 2017
5pm CDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm CDT May 2, 2017
 
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