Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern 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.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 27 May 2:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sesser IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. West wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 88.99°W
2:15 pm CDT May 27, 2016
2pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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