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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 19 Aug 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW Jonesboro IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light south wind.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. East northeast wind around 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW Jonesboro IL
 37.48°N 89.36°W
2:28 pm CDT Aug 19, 2017
2pm CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2017
 
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