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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Fair

5°C

41°F

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NE 15 km/h
Barometer 1029.7 mb (30.40 in)
Dewpoint -7°C (20°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill2°C (35°F)
Last update 22 Mar 9:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mount Vernon IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. East wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. East wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 15 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 26 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 21 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. South southeast wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 19. South wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. South wind 10 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 10 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. East wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. East wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 26 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 13. South southeast wind 24 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 19. South wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. South wind 10 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Light south southeast wind becoming south 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. South wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West northwest wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northeast wind around 8 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. South southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Vernon IL
 38.31°N 88.91°W
9:15 pm CDT Mar 22, 2017
10pm CDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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