Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.75°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 20 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1030.0 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 30 Apr 8:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling IL

  • Today

    Today: Rain.  High near 50. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before 7pm, then scattered showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. High near 50. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly before 7pm, then scattered showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling IL
 41.8°N 89.7°W (Elev. 669 ft)
7:29 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
8am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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