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.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 12:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sesser IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 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 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 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 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 88.99°W
12:15 am CDT May 26, 2016
12am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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