Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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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.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 26 Jun 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston IL
 39.48°N 88.19°W (Elev. 650 ft)
5:54 am CDT Jun 26, 2016
6am CDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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