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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

59°F

15°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 2:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 01:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until April 29, 05:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 01:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until April 29, 05:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Steady temperature around 65. East northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 81. East wind 7 to 16 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 76. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Steady temperature around 65. East northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 81. East wind 7 to 16 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 76. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 9 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
3:12 am CDT Apr 29, 2017
3am CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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