Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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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

61°F

16°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 20.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 8:49 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Benton IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 59. East wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 74. East southeast wind 11 to 16 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 59. East wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 74. East southeast wind 11 to 16 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
8:15 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
9am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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