Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

54°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 30 Apr 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mattoon IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 4pm.  High near 65. South southeast wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. North northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. High near 65. South southeast wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. North northeast wind around 9 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Mattoon IL
 39.47°N 88.36°W (Elev. 728 ft)
5:08 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
7am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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