Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Current conditions at

Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.32°NLon: 88.87°WElev: 479ft.

Partly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 6 May 5:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Whittington IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Whittington IL
 38.07°N 88.93°W
5:15 am CDT May 6, 2016
5am CDT May 6, 2016-6pm CDT May 12, 2016
 
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