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Heavy Rain and a Few Severe Thunderstorms Across Nation's Mid-Section Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple rounds of thunderstorms across parts of the Missouri River Valley into the Mid-Mississippi and the Tennessee River Valleys through Wednesday night. Local flooding from the heavy rains can be expected in some areas, so Flash Flood Watches are in effect. In addition, some of the stronger storms may produce damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 1 Jul 6:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am, then occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 68. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 6 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light and variable wind.
Independence Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light southeast wind.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
4:15 pm CDT Jul 1, 2015
7pm CDT Jul 1, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 8, 2015
 
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