Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Fog/Mist

49°F

9°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 1 May 11:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL
 41.46°N 88.06°W
11:16 pm CDT May 1, 2016
12am CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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