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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed NE 9 G 16 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 30 Apr 4:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 61. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 50. East southeast wind around 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 61. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 50. East southeast wind around 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL
 41.46°N 88.06°W
4:19 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
4am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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