Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Peoria, General Downing-Peoria International Airport (KPIA)

Lat: 40.67°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 659ft.

Fog/Mist

49°F

9°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 1 May 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Peoria IL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Light west northwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Light west northwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Peoria IL
 40.74°N 89.61°W (Elev. 686 ft)
5:08 am CDT May 1, 2016
8am CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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