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Severe Thunderstorms for the Midwest, Monsoon in the Southwest, Heat Continues in Southern and Central U.S on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday in portions of the Midwest. Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds will all be possible, but a tornado cannot be ruled out either. The monsoonal flash flood threat remains in the Desert Southwest and Southern Rockies. Hot temperatures continue in the Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heat Advisories are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 26 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston IL
 39.48°N 88.19°W (Elev. 650 ft)
2:38 pm CDT Jul 26, 2017
4pm CDT Jul 26, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2017
 
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