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Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days. Read More >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Partly Cloudy

51°F

11°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1026.1 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Feb 9:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Carbondale IL

Flood Watch until February 25, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 25, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Sun

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 49. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  High near 66. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Low around 41. South wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 49. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. High near 66. East wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Low around 41. South wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 11 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Carbondale IL
 37.7°N 89.18°W
10:16 am CST Feb 23, 2018
10am CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 1, 2018
 
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