Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 9:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 8 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 8 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
9:15 am CDT May 1, 2016
10am CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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