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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.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 7:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Sesser IL

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Sesser IL
 38.07°N 89.01°W
7:15 pm CDT May 22, 2015
9pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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