Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 89.01°WElev: 486ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 5:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Benton IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind around 8 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.93°W
5:15 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
5am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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