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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport (K1H2)

Lat: 39.07°NLon: 88.53°WElev: 587ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 29.82 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 29 Apr 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Shelbyville IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until April 29, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until April 29, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 61. East southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 74. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 45. West southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 61. East southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 74. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 45. West southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Shelbyville IL
 39.42°N 88.79°W (Elev. 650 ft)
3:55 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
5pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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