Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Jul 11:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sesser IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Occasional showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 69. East southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. East northeast wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Occasional showers and thunderstorms. Low around 69. East southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 88.99°W
11:15 am CDT Jul 1, 2016
12pm CDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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