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Storm system to bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding over the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the threat for heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and a few strong to severe thunderstorms into Tuesday. The main threat areas include the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S. Excessive runoff may lead to flooding of low lying areas, rivers, and streams. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1007.0 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 24 Apr 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston IL
 39.48°N 88.19°W (Elev. 650 ft)
6:09 pm CDT Apr 24, 2017
7pm CDT Apr 24, 2017-6pm CDT May 1, 2017
 
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