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Severe thunderstorms likely from the Midwest to the Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, very large hail, and a few strong tornadoes are likely today and tonight from the Midwest to the lower Mississippi Valley region. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall and flooding of low lying areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.56 in (1000.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 26 Apr 1:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

Severe T-storm Watch until April 26, 07:00pm
Severe T-storm Warning until April 26, 03:45pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
Severe T-storm Warning
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    Severe T-storm Watch until April 26, 07:00pm
    Severe T-storm Warning until April 26, 03:45pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 52. South wind 9 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Low around 61. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind around 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 52. South wind 9 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 61. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind around 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. South wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
2:43 pm CDT Apr 26, 2017
2pm CDT Apr 26, 2017-6pm CDT May 2, 2017
 
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