Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 26 Jun 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WNW Murphysboro IL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light north northeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light north northeast wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WNW Murphysboro IL
 37.77°N 89.37°W
10:15 am CDT Jun 26, 2016
10am CDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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