Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Risk Continues for the Central/Southern Plains; Heat Wave Continues in the East

A Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms is in place tonight for the threat of widespread, damaging thunderstorm wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes across the southern and central High Plains. A Moderate Risk for excessive rainfall continues from the northern Texas Panhandle into southeast Nebraska. In the Southeast, record high temperatures remain possible into the mid-week period. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Arthur IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Arthur IL
 39.71°N 88.46°W (Elev. 663 ft)
11:38 pm CDT May 26, 2019
12am CDT May 27, 2019-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2019
 
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