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

Bloomington/Normal, Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (KBMI)

Lat: 40.48°NLon: 88.92°WElev: 873ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 26 May 1:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bloomington IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 9 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly 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:
Bloomington IL
 40.48°N 88.96°W (Elev. 843 ft)
12:54 pm CDT May 26, 2016
2pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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