Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 28 Jun 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Charleston IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Charleston IL
 39.39°N 88.14°W (Elev. 650 ft)
1:24 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
1pm CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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