Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi 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

66°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SSE Charleston IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SSE Charleston IL
 39.39°N 88.14°W (Elev. 650 ft)
3:24 am CDT May 27, 2016
5am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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