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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rantoul National Aviation Center Airport (KTIP)

Lat: 40.29° N Lon: 88.15° W Elev: 732 ft.

Light Rain



Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 29.66 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 5:35 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Ford County

Cloudy. Showers with thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Breezy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Partly cloudy. Breezy. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the lower 40s.
Friday Through Sunday
Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the mid 40s.

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314 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

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