Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.75°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 May 4:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling IL
 41.8°N 89.7°W (Elev. 669 ft)
5:45 pm CDT May 31, 2016
5pm CDT May 31, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 7, 2016
 
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