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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Charleston IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 67. Light east southeast wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 67. Light east southeast wind.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Charleston IL
 39.39°N 88.14°W (Elev. 650 ft)
1:08 am CDT Aug 20, 2017
2am CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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