Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

75°F

24°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming south southwest. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph becoming south southwest. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 8 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 9 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston IL
 39.48°N 88.19°W (Elev. 650 ft)
12:54 pm CDT May 26, 2016
1pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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