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More flooding possible across the Great Plains

Ample moisture remains in place and will result in heavy rainfall over parts of the central and southern Plains for the next few days. River and flash flooding will continue to be concerns as these areas will see the potential for 3 to 7 inches of additional rainfall accumulations going into the weekend.
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Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.24 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 22 May 6:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between midnight and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
6:15 am CDT May 22, 2015
7am CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 28, 2015
 
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