Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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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

73°F

23°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 May 3:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sesser IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Isolated showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 63. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 88.99°W
3:15 pm CDT May 1, 2016
3pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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