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Strong thunderstorms possible from southwestern Texas to northern Maine

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible today from southwestern Texas to northern Maine. Primary threats will be damaging wind gusts and marginally severe hail. Moderate to heavy rainfall could also produce flash flooding from central and northern Texas to the lower Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Charleston IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Cloudy

    Cloudy

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 80. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Occasional showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers. Low around 56. Light and variable wind becoming north 12 to 17 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 65. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Charleston IL
 39.39°N 88.14°W (Elev. 650 ft)
10:42 am CDT May 30, 2015
12pm CDT May 30, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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