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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 29 Apr 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Murphysboro IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 01:00am
Flood Warning until April 29, 05:30pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 01:00am
    Flood Warning until April 29, 05:30pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 75. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 75. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60. South southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northeast wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 8 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 7 to 11 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Murphysboro IL
 37.77°N 89.34°W
1:58 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
3pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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