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Severe Thunderstorms Shift to Lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms in the central Plains with strong winds and hail will shift into the lower Mississippi Valley Friday afternoon and evening. Hot, dry winds will continue across the southern Plains while rain and high elevation snow continue in the West and the Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 24 Mar 1:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 59. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 59. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. East wind 8 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
1:16 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
2am CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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