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

52°F

11°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 May 6:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Whittington IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Whittington IL
 38.07°N 88.93°W
6:15 am CDT May 2, 2016
6am CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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