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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Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 3 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Charleston IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 10 to 16 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west northwest  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 10 to 16 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west northwest after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Charleston IL
 39.39°N 88.14°W (Elev. 650 ft)
1:54 am CDT May 3, 2016
1am CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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