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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 27 May 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW Jonesboro IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 9 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
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 69. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW Jonesboro IL
 37.48°N 89.36°W
2:28 pm CDT May 27, 2015
4pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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