Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi 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.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 24 May 2:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Sesser IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 89.01°W
2:15 pm CDT May 24, 2016
3pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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