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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.34 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 6:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sesser IL

  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 68. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 88.99°W
6:15 am CDT May 23, 2015
7am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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