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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 89.01°WElev: 486ft.

Partly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 20.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 4 Aug 2:48 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Occasional showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 83. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Occasional showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 68. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Occasional showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Occasional showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 68. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.93°W
2:58 pm CDT Aug 4, 2015
3pm CDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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