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

81°F

27°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 28 Jun 8:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Tonight

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °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 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. 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 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. East southeast wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.93°W
8:15 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
8pm CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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