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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 89.01°WElev: 486ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.10 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 20.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 29 May 10:48 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Benton IL

  • Today

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East northeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
11:15 am CDT May 29, 2015
9am CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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