Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Taylorville, Taylorville Municipal Airport (KTAZ)

Lat: 39.53°NLon: 89.33°WElev: 623ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Jun 4:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Taylorville IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 66.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. East wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Taylorville IL
 39.52°N 89.27°W (Elev. 614 ft)
4:08 pm CDT Jun 29, 2016
4pm CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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