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

Paducah, Barkley Regional Airport (KPAH)

Lat: 37.06°NLon: 88.77°WElev: 410ft.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Metropolis IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Metropolis IL
 37.15°N 88.7°W
7:15 pm CDT May 24, 2016
7pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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