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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1027.0 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston IL
 39.48°N 88.19°W (Elev. 650 ft)
9:42 am CDT May 23, 2015
12pm CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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