National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain expected over parts of the mid-Mississippi and lower Ohio Valleys Saturday and Saturday night

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms for Saturday and Saturday night across parts of the middle Mississippi and lower Ohio Valleys. Very large hail, strong wind gusts and a few tornadoes are expected in this area. Also, these storms could produce heavy rain that could lead to flash flooding, especially from central Indiana to southern Ohio.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

48NM E Racine WI

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Mostly Cloudy

SSW 10kt
1-2ft

High: 72 °F
Water: 61 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

SW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 68 °F

Sunday

Thunderstorms Likely

WNW 15kt
< 1ft

High: 71 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Showers

N 25kt
Waves Building6ft

Low: 63 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

N 25kt
7ft

High: 65 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Clear

N 20kt
6ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 62 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

NNW 10kt
3ftWaves Subsiding

High: 68 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

WSW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 65 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chc Thunderstorms

WSW 10kt
1ft

High: 70 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:02 am CDT Jul 26, 2014
Forecast Valid: 7am CDT Jul 26, 2014-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2014

View Nearby Observations

Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

  • SynopsisELONGATED LOW PRESSURE AROUND 29.7 INCHES EXTENDS
    FROM NEAR LAKE WINNIPEG TO LAKE SUPERIOR THIS MORNING. THIS WILL
    SLOWLY MOVE SOUTH WITH A CENTER DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL TO
    NORTHERN PART OF THE LAKE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL
    MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW OF SIMILAR INTENSITY BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON
    ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES. AS STRONG CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE
    FOR SUMMERTIME OF 30.3 INCHES BUILDS SOUTH FROM CENTRAL CANADA
    SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
    PREVAIL ACROSS THE LAKE. THIS HIGH WILL EVENTUALLY BUILD OVER THE
    LAKE NEAR 30.1 INCHES IN STRENGTH DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
  • Today SSW wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
  • Tonight SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night N wind 20 to 25 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Waves 2 ft building to 6 ft.
  • Monday N wind 20 to 25 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves around 7 ft.
  • Monday Night N wind 10 to 20 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
  • Tuesday NNW wind around 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night WSW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday WSW wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.