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Strong thunderstorms are possible from southwestern Texas to northern Maine on Saturday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Saturday from southwestern Texas to northern Maine. Primary threats will be damaging wind gusts with marginally severe hail also possible. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall could produce flash flooding from the lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 May 3:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Overnight

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Cloudy

    Cloudy

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 78. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 67. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
3:15 am CDT May 30, 2015
4am CDT May 30, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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