Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Expected in the Midwest

Showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected in the Central U.S., from Oklahoma up to the northern Great Lakes. The potential exists for 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, with the greatest amounts likely across northern Oklahoma and eastern Kansas. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe, with hail and damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

A Few Clouds

90°F

32°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 26 Aug 1:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light southeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light southeast wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
12:15 pm CDT Aug 26, 2016
1pm CDT Aug 26, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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