Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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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

93°F

34°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 20.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 26 Jun 4:50 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Benton IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
5:33 pm CDT Jun 26, 2016
5pm CDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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