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Severe Weather and Flooding Possible Saturday in the Mid-Mississippi & Lower Ohio River Valleys

A potent spring storm system with abundant moisture will bring a chance of significant severe weather and heavy rain across parts of the southern & central Plains to the lower Ohio & Tennessee Valleys on Saturday. Strong tornadoes, extremely large hail, and widespread damaging winds are possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston IL
 39.48°N 88.19°W (Elev. 650 ft)
9:38 pm CDT May 26, 2017
10pm CDT May 26, 2017-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2017
 
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