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Severe weather possible across parts of southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening from Texas across the Southeast to the Atlantic coast. The area at greatest risk are from northern Texas and southern Oklahoma across Arkansas and into northern Mississippi and central Alabama. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 31 Mar 12:55 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°N Lon: 88.87°W Elev: 479ft.

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Paducah, KY Local Forecast Office

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 70. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Light south southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. South southwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
Last Update: 12:45 pm CDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2pm CDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 6, 2015
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