Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Overcast

82°F

28°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 28 Jul 11:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Benton IL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 6 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 6 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Benton IL
 38.05°N 88.96°W
11:15 am CDT Jul 28, 2016
11am CDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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